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Ascent of Green Mountain on 2016-07-02

Climber: Rob Anthony

Others in Party:Christina and Rayleigh
Date:Saturday, July 2, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Green Mountain
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:8144 ft / 2482 m

Ascent Trip Report

Really early flight out of Houston to be picked up by Christina with Rayleigh at the airport in the X5. We then headed out towards Boulder and parked right at the West Ridge Trail Head for free. I was really tired and getting used to being at over 7000 ft after having lived at sea level for the last few months.

Christina was recovering from a concussion and did not make the final summit scramble of about 15 ft.

Beautiful views at the top and a nice plaque identifying various well-known peaks in the Rocky Mountains. Great, short hike.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:544 ft / 165 m
    Total Elevation Loss:744 ft / 226 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Animal/Pet
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:544 ft / 165 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:West Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Flagstaff Road  7600 ft / 2316 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:744 ft / 226 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:West Ridge
    End Trailhead:Flagstaff Road  7400 ft / 2255 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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