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Ascent of Star Dune on 2017-07-05

Climber: Zack Lewis

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Star Dune
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:8598 ft / 2620 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:734 ft / 223 m
    Total Elevation Loss:978 ft / 297 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Sunny, Warm, Calm
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:294 ft / 89 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 274 ft / 83 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:East Slopes/South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:High/Star Dune Saddle  8324 ft / 2537 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:958 ft / 291 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 518 ft / 158 m; Extra: 440 ft / 134m
    Gain on way out:440 ft / 134 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.6 km
    Route:East Ridge/SE Slopes
    End Trailhead:Dunes Parking Lot  8080 ft / 2462 m
Ascent Part of Trip: High-Star Dune 7-2017

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Great Dune2017-07-05 A1010 ft / 308 m
2Star Dune2017-07-05 B734 ft / 224 m
Total Trip Gain: 1744 ft / 532 m    Total Trip Loss: 1744 ft / 531 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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