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Ascent of Vasquez Peak on 2014-09-01

Climber: Donnie Puckle

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, September 1, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Vasquez Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12947 ft / 3946 m

Ascent Trip Report

I started around 7AM, reached the summit around 9AM. Clear skies, but windy above treeline, and very windy and cold at the summit. The zipper broke on my jacket, but I had another one. I had planned on heading over to Nystrom, reconsidered due to the wind, but then decided to go for Nystrom when the wind died down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2647 ft / 806 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2647 ft / 806 m
    Route:Continental Divide Trail from Henderson
    Start Trailhead:Henderson Mine  10300 ft / 3139 m
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics



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