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Ascent to Mount Yale-Just Below Switchbacks on 2010-07-05

Climber: Jake Morris

Date:Monday, July 5, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Mount Yale - Just Below Switchbacks
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12800 ft / 3901 m
    Remaining Elevation:1396 ft / 425 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

My group of 14 people was doing well until some people got altitude sickness. Forced to turn around because of that just below switchbacks at 12800 feet. A truely great hike, with the best views I had ever seen. I was kind of mad because I felt fine.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Denny Creek Trail to Mount Yale Trail
Descent Statistics
    Route:Mount Yale Trail/Denny Creek Trail



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