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Ascent of Ellingwood Point on 2011-08-21

Climber: Donnie Puckle

Date:Sunday, August 21, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ellingwood Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14042 ft / 4280 m

Ascent Trip Report

Meetup.com trip. We climbed Blanca first, then partly followed the ridge to Ellingwood Point. The leader brought his dog, so we had to drop down into the bowl and find and easier way up. There was no clearly marked trail, but we eventually made our way up the loose talus to the summit. Then we headed back to Lake Como, napped for a little bit before hiking the 6 miles back down the (expletive) Como Lake Road.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:2+
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cool, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:From Blanca
    Start Trailhead:Lake Como  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Blanca & Ellingwood (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blanca Peak2011-08-21 
2Ellingwood Point2011-08-21 



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