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Ascent of Currant Mountain on 2014-07-07

Climber: Dean Molen

Others in Party:Dennis Poulin
Date:Monday, July 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Currant Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9675 ft / 2948 m

Ascent Trip Report

We had made it to the 9700 foot level or so when I told Dennis I was really having some stomach problems. I knew at that point that I couldn't make the summit due to the way I felt and if I could have gotten rid of my stomach contents, I probably would've been able to but I felt it was some form of the 24 hour flu. I encouraged Dennis to go on and get the summit but he would not hear of it and suggested we go back to the vehicles and if I felt better, try again the next day. As things turned out, we did get the peak the next day. Read about it on my trip report for the 8th.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1650 ft / 502 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1650 ft / 502 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route:Gerry Roach Route
    Start Trailhead:8025 ft / 2446 m
Descent Statistics



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