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Ascent of Kit Carson Mountain on 2021-07-14

Climber: Cooper Eitel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kit Carson Mountain
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14165 ft / 4317 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at Willow Creek TH at 4:00 and summited Challenger at 7:45. Was able to turn off headlamp at 5:30. There was a 60% chance of rain by noon so I hurried to Carson. The Avenue was dry. Summited Kit Carson at 8:27. Then descent to car brought me to the TH at around 1:00pm.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Easy class 3
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Headlamp, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Via Challenger
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Juan Cristo (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Challenger Point2021-07-14 
2Kit Carson Mountain2021-07-14 
3Wetterhorn Peak2021-07-15 
4Mount Sneffels2021-07-15 
5El Diente2021-07-16 
6Wilson Peak2021-07-17 



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