Ascent of Kit Carson Mountain on 2014-07-05

Climber: Kay Komuro

Others in Party:Harlan Stockman
Date:Saturday, July 5, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Kit Carson Mountain
    Elevation:14165 ft / 4317 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is Challenger and Kit Carson combination hike. We have hike up to the Challenger first, then Kit Carson, and come back to Challenger route. Need helmet at the Kit Carson avenue. Snow condition was favor for us, not too soft and not icy, we were lucky. View was gorgeous from the summit.

The gps file include both Challenger and Kit Carson.

Photos posted:
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:473 ft / 144 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Nice and sunny day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:473 ft / 144 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:east down and north up
    Start Trailhead:Challenger Point Peak  13692 ft / 4173 m
    Time:1 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:south down and west up
    End Trailhead:Kit Carson Peak  14165 ft / 4317 m
    Time:56 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Challenger - Kit Carson (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Challenger Point2014-07-05 A2578 ft / 786 m
2Kit Carson Mountain2014-07-05 B473 ft / 144 m
Total Trip Gain: 3051 ft / 930 m    Total Trip Loss: 0 ft / 0 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Kay Komuro
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