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Ascent of Mount Elbert-South Peak on 2015-09-11

Climber: Beth Lakin

Date:Friday, September 11, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Elbert-South Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14134 ft / 4308 m

Ascent Trip Report

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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:717 ft / 217 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4692 ft / 1430 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:209 ft / 63 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:NW Ridge
    Start Trailhead:S. Elbert Saddle  13925 ft / 4244 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4692 ft / 1430 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4184 ft / 1276 m; Extra: 508 ft / 154m
    Gain on way out:508 ft / 154 m
    Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:N Elbert Trail
    End Trailhead:N. Elbert TH  9950 ft / 3032 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Elbert

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Elbert2015-09-11 a4483 ft / 1366 m
2Mount Elbert-South Peak2015-09-11 b717 ft / 219 m
Total Trip Gain: 5200 ft / 1585 m    Total Trip Loss: 5200 ft / 1585 m



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