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Ascent of North Table Mountain-Quarry Peak on 2017-03-17

Climber: William Musser

Date:Friday, March 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Table Mountain-Quarry Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:6480 ft / 1975 m

Ascent Trip Report

I saw a nice little point called Point 6509 and headed over there to climb it too. There is a clearly visible trail up this small subpeak. I passed the Pinnacle (as it is called on other peakbagging sites) but when I got past the saddle between peaks the barricade became visible. Here we go again. At the trail junction there is signage saying do not go up the point 6509 they want to revegatate the trail.

Disaapointed that I could not explore this USGS subpeak I headed back to the main trail I came up and found a legal use trail up Pinncale. The bump itself is nondescript but on each side of the pinnacle is an impressive quarry activity. On the west side there is a sheer cliff ledge walk that you can go across without the park folks saying not to which suprised me since the vertical exposure on both sides of this odd feature is lethal in both sides. Fun photos.

Then headed back to car. Excercise cleared out the iregular heart beat and I back to normal again.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:53 ft / 16 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:53 ft / 16 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Use Trails
    Start Trailhead:saddle between this subpeak and point   6427 ft / 1958 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Denver-4

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Green Mountain2017-03-16 a1596 ft / 486 m
2Flagstaff Mountain2017-03-16 b302 ft / 92 m
2North Table Mountain-Quarry Peak2017-03-17 B53 ft / 16 m
3Sugarloaf Mountain2017-03-16 c476 ft / 145 m
6Mount Zion2017-03-17 F379 ft / 116 m
10North Table Mountain2017-03-17 A570 ft / 174 m
14Centennial South Peak2017-03-17 C1215 ft / 370 m
14(Attempt) Centennial Cone2017-03-17 D500 ft / 152 m
15Peak 78142017-03-17 E584 ft / 178 m
17Peak 71602017-03-17 G220 ft / 67 m
18Lookout Mountain2017-03-17 H94 ft / 29 m
19Colorow Hill2017-03-17 I300 ft / 91 m
20South Table Mountain2017-03-18 J555 ft / 169 m
21Castle Rock2017-03-18 K154 ft / 47 m
22Peak 71602017-03-18 L280 ft / 85 m
24Lookout Mountain2017-03-18 M54 ft / 16 m
30Mount Glennon2017-03-19 M973 ft / 297 m
Total Trip Gain: 8305 ft / 2530 m    Total Trip Loss: 5896 ft / 1796 m



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