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Ascent of Torreys Peak on 2018-05-27

Climber: Lou Hibbard

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, May 27, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Torreys Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14267 ft / 4348 m

Ascent Trip Report

Dayhiked this in perfect weather.
Steep snow to maybe 50 degrees at most.
Party of 5 went before me so good steps kicked in at some spots.
Several rocks bounced down right side down low. Stick to left side down low.
Used one tool for a ways - then switched to 2 tools in dagger fashion. More secure that way.
Great day in the mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2971 ft / 905 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2971 ft / 905 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.5 mi / 10.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2971 ft / 905 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Dead Dog Couloir
    Start Trailhead:Stevens Gulch tralhead  11296 ft / 3443 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2971 ft / 905 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.4 km
    Route:Grays Peak trail
    End Trailhead:Stevens Gulch trailhead  11296 ft / 3443 m



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