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Ascent of Peak 12456 on 2013-07-03

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Others in Party:Alan Bernier
Date:Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 12456
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:12456 ft / 3796 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the col between Cabresto (which we had just climbed) and Cabresto Sur Este, all we needed was persistence up the short but steep grassy slope.

We descended to the col and then bush whacked down to the col between Cabresto Sur Este and Bull Creek Peak, saving a couple of miles rather than taking the same route we had taken up. I continued down to the trail and our base camp, while Alan climbed Bull Creek Peak. He is an extraordinarily fit hiker, and he returned to camp, after bagging Bull Creek Peak, just a few minutes after I did.

We packed out and walked back to the parking lot in two hours.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:399 ft / 121 m
    Total Elevation Loss:108 ft / 32 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.5 mi / 8.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:cloudy in the morning; clear later
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:296 ft / 90 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 291 ft / 89 m; Extra: 5 ft / 1m
    Loss on way in:5 ft / 1 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Start Trailhead:col between Cabresto and Cabresto s.e.  12165 ft / 3707 m
    Time:23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:103 ft / 31 m
    Gain on way out:103 ft / 31 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Time:2 Hours 49 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Cabresto Peaks (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Latir Wilderness Campsite2013-07-022154 ft / 657 m
2Cabresto Peak2013-07-031369 ft / 417 m
3Peak 124562013-07-03399 ft / 122 m
Total Trip Gain: 3922 ft / 1196 m    Total Trip Loss: 403 ft / 123 m



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