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Ascent of Mount Democrat on 2016-07-16

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Andrew Kirmse
Marcus Sierra -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, July 16, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Democrat
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14148 ft / 4312 m

Ascent Trip Report

we rented a jeep patriot, and it made it easy to get to the kite lake TH. however we were quite surprised by the assortment of low clearance cars which people had managed to get up that "road". there was one particular section which would require quite careful driving, or a disregard for your undercarriage. on the way back down that section was proving difficult for some motorcyclists.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2354 ft / 717 m
    Total Elevation Loss:770 ft / 234 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2354 ft / 717 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    Start Trailhead:11794 ft / 3594 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:770 ft / 234 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    End Trailhead:saddle with cameron  13378 ft / 4077 m
    Time:37 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: the decalibron

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Democrat2016-07-16 a2354 ft / 717 m
2Mount Cameron2016-07-16 b860 ft / 262 m
3Mount Lincoln2016-07-16 c196 ft / 60 m
4Mount Bross2016-07-16 d347 ft / 106 m
Total Trip Gain: 3757 ft / 1145 m    Total Trip Loss: 3758 ft / 1146 m



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