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Ascent of Ptarmigan Peak on 2017-07-16

Climber: Joshua Colky

Date:Sunday, July 16, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Ptarmigan Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13739 ft / 4187 m

Ascent Trip Report

Wonderful ascent of Ptarmigan. Makes sense to skirt around on the green, rocky, loose scree until you make it to the Divide. Then you just stroll down the boulevard of peaks. We looped back around to hit Little Westy and Weston Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2200 ft / 670 m
    Route:Wishbone Route
    Trailhead:11539 ft / 3517 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2 Steep
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Weston Pass Wishbone (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Ptarmigan Peak2017-07-162200 ft / 671 m
2Weston Peak2017-07-162200 ft / 671 m
Total Trip Gain: 4400 ft / 1342 m    Total Trip Loss: 4400 ft / 1342 m



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