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Ascent of Great Dune on 2015-07-05

Climber: Mihai Giurgiulescu

Others in Party:Gregg Randolph
Date:Sunday, July 5, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Great Dune
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:8690 ft / 2648 m

Ascent Trip Report

See trip report posted under Blanca Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:720 ft / 219 m
    Total Elevation Loss:720 ft / 218 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:720 ft / 219 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 620 ft / 189 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:Sand Dunes XC
    Start Trailhead:Dunes Parking Area  8070 ft / 2459 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:620 ft / 188 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Sand Dunes XC
    End Trailhead:Dunes Parking Area  8070 ft / 2459 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Colorado 07-15 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blanca Peak-Como Lake2015-07-034130 ft / 1259 m
2Blanca Peak2015-07-042785 ft / 849 m
3Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope2015-07-04 
4Ellingwood Point2015-07-04517 ft / 158 m
5Blanca Peak-Blanca Trailhead2015-07-053980 ft / 1213 m
6Great Dune2015-07-05720 ft / 219 m
Total Trip Gain: 12132 ft / 3698 m    Total Trip Loss: 12132 ft / 3697 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mihai Giurgiulescu
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