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Ascent of Grays Peak on 2008-07-04

Climber: Luke Mullen

Date:Friday, July 4, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grays Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14270 ft / 4349 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got to the trailhead at 8:00, and was on top of Grays by 9:30. There were many others on the trail (no suprize, it was July 4th), but was not unpleasant. The weather was perfect, and the views were spectacular.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3040 ft / 926 m
    Total Elevation Loss:563 ft / 171 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3040 ft / 926 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:South Slopes
    Start Trailhead:Stevens Gulch Trailhead  11230 ft / 3422 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:563 ft / 171 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North Slopes
    End Trailhead:Grays-Torreys Saddle  13707 ft / 4177 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays-Torreys

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Grays Peak2008-07-043040 ft / 927 m
2Torreys Peak2008-07-04560 ft / 171 m
Total Trip Gain: 3600 ft / 1098 m    Total Trip Loss: 3600 ft / 1098 m



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