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Ascent of Fletcher Mountain on 2004-08-22

Climber: Donnie Puckle

Date:Sunday, August 22, 2004
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Fletcher Mountain
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13951 ft / 4252 m

Ascent Trip Report

CMC hike. We saw nobody else climbing Fletcher, but we could see plenty of hikers on Quandary. The weather was a little fussy, mostly cloudy with some light snow higher up (some of the higher peaks in the area have had a light dusting of snow in the last few days). It's a great hike, lots of solitude, not too difficult, and great views of the surrounding mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2251 ft / 686 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Southeast Ridge
    Trailhead:Blue Lakes  11700 ft / 3566 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Partly Cloudy



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