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Ascent of Green Mountain on 2009-10-14

Climber: Chris Ells

Date:Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Green Mountain
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:6855 ft / 2089 m

Ascent Trip Report

Windy but pleasant (high 50's) today. This trip was just a quick jaunt for some excercise. Started at Rooney Trailhead on Rooney Road, went up the Green Mountain trail, which is pretty much a road. When you get to the the top of the ridge, there is a short trail that leads to the summit, or you can just stay on the Green Mountain trail and then there is a side trail to the right that goes to the summit. About 30 minutes up, 15 minutes down. Nice view of metro area and Golden Foothills from the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:805 ft / 245 m
    Total Elevation Loss:805 ft / 245 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:805 ft / 245 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Green Mountain trail
    Start Trailhead:Rooney Trailhead  6050 ft / 1844 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:805 ft / 245 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    End Trailhead:6050 ft / 1844 m
    Time:15 Minutes



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