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Ascent of Emory Peak on 2009-04-13

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:Jill Stone
Twm Stone
David Stone
Ceri Stone
Patrick Stone
Date:Monday, April 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Emory Peak
    Location:USA-Texas
    Elevation:7825 ft / 2385 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful hike up from the Chisos Basin completed by an exposed scramble to the summit. Transiently felt like an irresponsible parent letting my 6 year old (plus other 3 children) climb up with us but he was fine - it was only me who felt very nervous. Bright and warm with stunning clarity of view in all directions but very windy on top but so grateful for the array of satellite / radio equipment to hang on to while taking photos.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2715 ft / 827 m
    Route:Pinnacles Trail & Emory Peak Trail
    Trailhead:Chisos Basin  5110 ft / 1557 m
    Grade/Class:YDS 1 and 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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