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Ascent of Torreys Peak on 2008-07-04

Climber: Robert Stewart

Others in Party:Pete
Date:Friday, July 4, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Torreys Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14267 ft / 4348 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summited Torreys after descending Grays north face. Again, another easy hike to the summit. Several other hikers had climbed the Kelso Ridge route with watermelon, beer, a radio, and a BBQ and burgers; and turned the summit of Torreys into a 4th of July party. I was surprised at the amount of snow still left on Torreys. We had one fairly long snow crossing after descending to the saddle between Greys and Torreys. Nothing technical.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:560 ft / 170 m
    Total Elevation Loss:560 ft / 170 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:560 ft / 170 m
    Loss on way in:560 ft / 170 m
    Route:South Face
    Start Trailhead:Stevens Gulch Trailhead  
Descent Statistics
    Route:Grays Peak Trail
    End Trailhead:Stevens Gulch Trailhead  
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: 560 ft / 171 m



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