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Ascent of Gunsight Peak on 2014-10-24

Climber: Curtis Bowden

Others in Party:Becca
Maddie
Maverick
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, October 24, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Gunsight Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:13263 ft / 4042 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of the shortened Kings-Emmons traverse.

Had a great view to the north of a huge valley. The entire approach from the Uinta River TH, especially once you hit 10000+ with all the lakes, was totally gorgeous.

Rob stayed at camp.

This was the highest Becca had ever been (elevation wise obviously), so that was really neat.

Also, I brought up a Kings Peak Porter (obviously), and from this peak its a perfect replica of the image on the bottle.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:1.5
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Krushin Kings (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Gunsight Peak2014-10-24 
2Kings Peak2014-10-245728 ft / 1746 m
3South Kings Peak2014-10-24 
4Painter Peak2014-10-24 
4Second Gemini2014-10-24 
5Trail Rider Peak2014-10-24 
Total Trip Gain: 5728 ft / 1746 m    Total Trip Loss: 5728 ft / 1746 m



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