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Ascent of Red Hill on 2016-07-29

Climber: Gustav Sexauer

Others in Party:Katrina
Date:Friday, July 29, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Red Hill
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:7000 ft / 2133 m

Ascent Trip Report

We took Three Poles to Mushroom Rock trail. It looked like a forest fire was starting in the valley to the west of Sopris. On the way back we ended up on the farther east trail (Blue Ribbon?) again on accident. It was around 90F but tolerable. We would have hiked earlier with my parents, but Gary the Subaru blew a fuse and caused an hour and a half of fussing while the windows were stuck down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:830 ft / 252 m
    Total Elevation Loss:830 ft / 252 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:830 ft / 252 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Three Poles - Mushroom Rock
    Start Trailhead:6170 ft / 1880 m
    Time:38 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:830 ft / 252 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:"Blue Ribbon"
    End Trailhead:6170 ft / 1880 m
    Time:35 Minutes



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