Ascent of Nelson Peak on 2015-02-15

Climber: Sam Grant

Others in Party:Greg Jagielski
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 15, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Nelson Peak
    Elevation:9359 ft / 2852 m

Ascent Trip Report

Really cool peak with fantastic views, but there were some very miserable sections of bushwhacking along the way. A lot of up and down along the ridge made for a close to 6200' elevation gain day. This is one of those that you're glad to have done and put behind you.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6171 ft / 1880 m
    Total Elevation Loss:879 ft / 267 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.8 mi / 22.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Socked in most of the hike up but cleared out while we were on top. Clear, sunny day all the way dow
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5292 ft / 1613 m
    Distance:6.9 mi / 11.2 km
    Route:West Ridge
    Start Trailhead:4067 ft / 1239 m
    Time:4 Hours 28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:879 ft / 267 m
    Gain on way out:879 ft / 267 m
    Distance:6.9 mi / 11 km
    Time:3 Hours 33 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Sam Grant
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