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Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2015-08-01

Climber: Gregory Rada

Others in Party:Victoria Syvertsen
Date:Saturday, August 1, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Elbert
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14433 ft / 4399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Perfect day, our 30th state highpoint. Made it 0.9 miles up the 4x4 TH with our Outback, but stopped because I got scared we were going to get stuck on a hump. Plenty of places to pull off and sleep in the car along the 4x4 road.

Started at 4:30am and summited at 9am. Victoria was feeling the elevation so we were moving slow. Left the summit at 9:30am, arrived back at car at noon. Much quicker on the way down. GPS registered total distance of 10.3 miles (including 2.4miles RT spent walking the rest of the 4x4 road).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4408 ft / 1343 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.4 mi / 16.7 km
    Trailhead:10025 ft / 3055 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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