Ascent of Kit Carson Mountain on 2014-09-14

Climber: Mark Van Lenten

Date:Sunday, September 14, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kit Carson Mountain
    Elevation:14165 ft / 4317 m

Ascent Trip Report

backpack into willow lake from crestone trailhead. early start to North Ridge route up Kit Carson, then down standard route to KC Avenue (short stop to climb the Prow) then up ridge to Challenger Point. Descent down standard route back to willow lake for a relaxing afternoon and hike out the next morning.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:North Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Willow Lake  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Sept 2014 DK Memorial hike (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Kit Carson Mountain2014-09-14 
2Challenger Point2014-09-14 

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