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Ascent of Bison Peak on 2009-06-06

Climber: Daniel Musser

Others in Party:william musser
Date:Saturday, June 6, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bison Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12431 ft / 3788 m

Ascent Trip Report

my first out west trip ever. My dad and i planned it for a while and were excited to get going, we spent 2 days hiking to the moutain peak, including a dayhike on the way up, mc curdy mt(look at ascent list).Slept at 11,800, my dads new record for day two acclimation,and in the morning summited it. There was a amazing view from the top, and it was fun to write in summit log book in the millitary box on the top(with a jounal).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3831 ft / 1167 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2431 ft / 740 m
    Grade/Class:1 2+ 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
cold and windy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3831 ft / 1167 m
    Distance:18 mi / 29 km
    Route:Twin Eagles TH 8600 ft
    Start Trailhead:s and w face  8600 ft / 2621 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2431 ft / 740 m
    End Trailhead:10000 ft / 3048 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Grays/Torreys

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1East Loveland Pass Peak2010-09-04 a925 ft / 282 m
2Bison Peak2009-06-06 b3831 ft / 1168 m
2Mount Sniktau-South Peak2010-09-04 b322 ft / 98 m
3Mount Sniktau2010-09-04 c214 ft / 65 m
4Mount Sniktau-South Peak2010-09-04 d132 ft / 40 m
5East Loveland Pass Peak2010-09-04 e85 ft / 26 m
6(Attempt) Kelso Mountain2010-09-04 f1720 ft / 524 m
7Grays Peak2010-09-05 g2080 ft / 634 m
8Torreys Peak2010-09-05 H560 ft / 171 m
Total Trip Gain: 9869 ft / 3008 m    Total Trip Loss: 8469 ft / 2582 m



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