Ascent to Guadalupe Peak-Fog line on 2013-12-06
|Date:||Friday, December 6, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Guadalupe Peak - Fog line|
| Elevation:||6500 ft / 1981 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||2249 ft / 685 m (77% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportEric and I headed out and didn't see the trail sign due to it being encased in 2 inches of rime ice. We accidentally went up the Tejas trail. After running up about 1.5 miles the fog cleared out a bit and we stopped to check our map. At that point we realized we were on the wrong trail and headed back down. The blunder cost us 1:21 but since we'd started at 7:10am is was still early. 10 minutes break to chop the ice off the trail sign and we were off again for the peak.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||678 ft / 207 m|
| Distance:||3 mi / 4.8 km|
| Route:||Tejas trail|
| Trailhead:||Pine Spring Campground 5822 ft / 1774 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, White-out|
| Time Up:||42 Minutes|
| Time Down:||35 Minutes|
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