Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2012-08-08

Climber: Stephen Wark

Date:Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Elbert
    Elevation:14433 ft / 4399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Headed up the night before (7th of August) intending to bivy at the second treeline. As it was dark, I ended up going higher and set a bivy at 12,500'. A pre-dawn ascent with perfect conditions had me on top before 8:00 AM! Descended and passed 100+ people on their way up. This is a nice hike - if not for the altitude it would have been easy!!
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    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail

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