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Ascent of Mount Belford on 2012-09-24

Climber: MB Hansen

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, September 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Belford
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14197 ft / 4327 m

Ascent Trip Report

A pretty wild late-summer storm blew in as I was approaching the halfway point of this ascent. Horizontally falling snow incentivized me up the rest of the way. Came across a young couple near the summit, as they were turning back. They were very cold and poorly prepared for the conditions. I got over to Oxford and back before things got completely out of control. Easy trail, not excessively straining, but the weather made for an enjoyable and rewarding challenge.
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    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground



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