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Ascent of Almagre Mountain South on 2017-09-17

Climber: Shane Kramer

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, September 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Almagre Mountain South
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12349 ft / 3763 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left from 4wd Trailhead at 10,600 feet, large open area. Hucked a steep ridge to about 10,800, jumped on an old trail (not sure what kind) and headed West for a while. The trail had a switch back at about 11,100 that took is in a more parallel direction as the road. Eventually made my way up to road, walked past gate, bagged Almagre South, made my way down to the reservoir and across to the road heading up Almagre. Bagged Almagre and came back the same way.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1799 ft / 548 m
    Total Elevation Loss:50 ft / 15 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1799 ft / 548 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1749 ft / 533 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Headed west up to road
    Start Trailhead:4wd trailhead for Almagre off 379  10600 ft / 3230 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Almagre Pair

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Almagre Mountain South2017-09-171799 ft / 548 m
2Almagre Mountain2017-09-17518 ft / 158 m
Total Trip Gain: 2317 ft / 706 m    Total Trip Loss: 2317 ft / 706 m



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