Ascent of The Thumb on 2013-05-23

Climber: Patrick Lilly

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, May 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Thumb
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:10107 ft / 3080 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed this peak as a brief side trip from a run up and down Sandia Crest. Left the La Luz Trail at the base of a rock field perhaps a mile off the summit. Gained the ridge at the saddle east of the summit of The Thumb, and scrambled up the SE ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:527 ft / 160 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:SE ridge
    Trailhead:9580 ft / 2919 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3+
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:43 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:36 Minutes

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