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Ascent to Torreys Peak-Half mile or so below Torreys/Grays saddle on 2014-09-21

Climber: Shane Kramer

Date:Sunday, September 21, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Torreys Peak - Half mile or so below Torreys/Grays saddle
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13400 ft / 4084 m
    Remaining Elevation:867 ft / 264 m (29% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

This was going to be my daughters first 14er with me, but the wind was pretty high despite the fact that we were on the other side of the mountain, and she was freezing. We decided to turn back (this is the second time I have turned back from Torrey's due to wind, snow or temps (seriously)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2120 ft / 646 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2120 ft / 646 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2120 ft / 646 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Grays Peak Trail
    Start Trailhead:Grays Peak Trailhead  11280 ft / 3438 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2120 ft / 646 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    End Trailhead:Grays Peak Trailhead  11280 ft / 3438 m
    Time:1 Hours 



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