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Ascent of Crestone Peak on 2020-09-07

Climber: Shane Kramer

Date:Monday, September 7, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Crestone Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14294 ft / 4356 m

Ascent Trip Report

Crestones, camping at Cottonwood Lake. Backpacked up and over Broken Hand Pass, camped, climbed Crestone East, and Crestone, camped, then climbed Crestone Needle (stashing packs at Broken Hand Pass) and headed down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:335 ft / 101 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2279 ft / 694 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:123 ft / 37 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:Standard
    Start Trailhead:Crestone Peak East - Crestone Peak Saddle  14171 ft / 4319 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2279 ft / 694 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2067 ft / 630 m; Extra: 212 ft / 64m
    Gain on way out:212 ft / 64 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.7 km
    Route:Standard
    End Trailhead:Cottonwood Lake  12227 ft / 3726 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Crestones (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Crestone Peak-East Peak2020-09-065317 ft / 1621 m
2Crestone Peak2020-09-07335 ft / 102 m
3Crestone Needle2020-09-062421 ft / 738 m
Total Trip Gain: 8073 ft / 2461 m    Total Trip Loss: 8486 ft / 2586 m



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