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Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2012-08-22

Climber: Paul Barish

Date:Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Elbert
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14433 ft / 4399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Two friends and I decided on a moments notice to climb a 14er at night and since we live in Leadville we did Elbert because it was so close by. When we decided to do it it was almost 10 oclock at night so we drove out to the east ridge and began our climb. We summited at about 3:40 am and descended almost imidiatley. On our way down we were being followed by a pack of coyotes.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Route:East Ridge
Descent Statistics



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