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Ascent of Gilbert Peak on 2015-06-27

Climber: Darren Knezek

Others in Party:Jennifer Knezek and several member of The Utah Climbing Club
Date:Saturday, June 27, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gilbert Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:13442 ft / 4097 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camped below Dollar Lake with several members of The Utah Climbing Club to climb the Triple Crown (the tallest three peaks in Utah) in a day. Woke up and climb the North Spur then over to the top of Gilbert in 2 and a half hours from there we climbed East Gunsight for an extra 13'er and down a very, very steep talus slope to Gunsight Pass. Hiked over to Kings Peak and summited Kings Peak barely avoiding a thunderstorm. Turned around from there instead of summiting South Kings Peak because of another thunderstorm heading our way. Turned out to be a great idea. Very fun trip!!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2682 ft / 817 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2682 ft / 817 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Thunderstorm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2682 ft / 817 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:North Spur
    Start Trailhead:10760 ft / 3279 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2682 ft / 817 m
    End Trailhead:10760 ft / 3279 m
    Time:14 Hours 



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