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Ascent of Grays Peak on 2014-10-07

Climber: Trevor Kent

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Grays Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14270 ft / 4349 m

Ascent Trip Report

11:00am start at Grays Peak Trailhead
12:20pm first junction
1:13pm summit of Torreys Peak
1:42pm Left summit of Torreys Peak
1:56pm saddle
2:28pm summit of Grays Peak! (took a 5 minute break in way up)
3:25pm left Grays Peake
3:48pm Junction
4:48pm Finished at TH, 5:48 Total time


My second Colorado 14er.
The highest mountain I've hiked to date.

My 73rd mountain this year that I've never hiked before.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:563 ft / 171 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:563 ft / 171 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North ridge
    Start Trailhead:Grays-Torreys Saddle  13707 ft / 4177 m
    Time:0 Days 0 Hours 28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Grays Peak Trail
    End Trailhead:Grays Peak Trailhead  
    Time:0 Days 1 Hours 23 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 10/7/14 (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Torreys Peak2014-10-073027 ft / 923 m
2Grays Peak2014-10-07563 ft / 172 m
Total Trip Gain: 3590 ft / 1095 m    Total Trip Loss: 560 ft / 171 m



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