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Ascent to Caldron Peak-Peyto Lake observation deck on 2013-07-26

Climber: Lupe !

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, July 26, 2013
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Caldron Peak - Peyto Lake observation deck
    Location:Canada
    Elevation:6988 ft / 2129 m

Ascent Trip Report

Lupe went from the Peyto Lake observation deck taking the trail heading SW down the forested ridge to the floor of the valley upstream of Peyto Lake. (Elevation gain for this hike is calculated from the low point on the valley floor back up to the Peyto Lake observation deck.) Once on the valley floor, Lupe followed Peyto Creek upstream as far as she could before SPHP couldn't go any farther, because the creek came through a narrow gap judged too dangerous to try to climb around. Lupe had hoped to reach the Peyto Glacier, but had to turn around when SPHP was forced to by the terrain. Lupe saw Caldron Peak, but made no attempt to climb it.

For photos and additional commentary, go to adventuresoflupe.com.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:918 ft / 279 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:918 ft / 279 m
    Route:Trail from Peyto Lake observation deck
    Start Trailhead:Lowest point reached S of Peyto Lake  6070 ft / 1850 m
Descent Statistics



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