Ascent of Excelsior Mountain on 2002-08-13

Climber: John E Sarna

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, August 13, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Excelsior Mountain
    Elevation:12446 ft / 3793 m

Ascent Trip Report

most difficult part was getting up the steep reddish scree (on the left) just above the small lakes and after leaving the trail), then I should have stayed left to climb to the ridge but wandered right first
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Elevation Loss:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:usual trail to wandering cross country
    Trailhead:Trumbull Campground at Virginia Lks  9446 ft / 2879 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3000 ft / 914 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Trailhead:9446 ft / 2879 m

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