Ascent of Mount Sneffels on 2016-06-04

Climber: Darren Knezek

Others in Party:UCC Members
Date:Saturday, June 4, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Sneffels
    Elevation:14150 ft / 4312 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked and snowshoed into Blaine Basin with the Utah Climbing Club. Spent the night, left at 4 am and climbed the Snake Couloir with the 5.5 finish. Hiked back out that day
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4790 ft / 1459 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4790 ft / 1459 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4790 ft / 1459 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Snake Couloir
    Start Trailhead:9360 ft / 2852 m
    Time:20 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4790 ft / 1459 m
    Route:East Slopes
    End Trailhead:9360 ft / 2852 m

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