Ascent of Buffalo Mountain on 2012-12-07
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, December 7, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||7997 ft / 2437 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI followed Brad Boester's Trip Report, but I added a variation. I drove further. From where Brad stopped and hiked, I continued driving by turning right at the "T" intersection, passed a lesser road in 0.2 mile, then took the left fork at a "Y" and at 0.4 mile from the "T", I turned left on a lesser road. At 1.2 mile from the "T" the road merged with one coming up from the left, at 2.0 mile I turned left uphill from the road that continues into the drainage. I drove uphill another 0.5 mile to where the road ends on the ridge at 5,600 ft elevation.
I hiked up the ridge following Brad's suggestions. Great views and this was a nice hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2365 ft / 721 m|
| Distance:||4.5 mi / 7.2 km|
| Route:||Brad Boester Variation|
| Trailhead:||5632 ft / 1716 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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