Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2008-07-19
|Others in Party:||James|
|Date:||Saturday, July 19, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14433 ft / 4399 m|
Ascent Trip ReportEasy trail, but steeper than I thought it would be. Weather was perfect, but large group hindered progress, hence the slowness of the ascent. Views from the top were amazing.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3993 ft / 1217 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||7.6 mi / 12.2 km|
| Route:||East Ridge|
| Trailhead:||South Mount Elbert Trailhead 10440 ft / 3182 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time:||3 Hours |
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