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Ascent of Ellingwood Point on 2015-07-04

Climber: Mihai Giurgiulescu

Others in Party:Gregg Randolph
Jake Frame
Date:Saturday, July 4, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ellingwood Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14042 ft / 4280 m

Ascent Trip Report

See trip report posted under parent Blanca Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:517 ft / 157 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2482 ft / 756 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:417 ft / 127 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 317 ft / 97 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Blanca-Ellingwood Traverse/SE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Blanca Ellingwood Saddle  13725 ft / 4183 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2382 ft / 726 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2282 ft / 696 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:South Slopes XC/Crater Lake
    End Trailhead:Como Lake Base Camp  11760 ft / 3584 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Colorado 07-15 (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blanca Peak-Como Lake2015-07-034130 ft / 1259 m
2Blanca Peak2015-07-042785 ft / 849 m
3Blanca Peak-Northeast Slope2015-07-04 
4Ellingwood Point2015-07-04517 ft / 158 m
5Blanca Peak-Blanca Trailhead2015-07-053980 ft / 1213 m
6Great Dune2015-07-05720 ft / 219 m
Total Trip Gain: 12132 ft / 3698 m    Total Trip Loss: 12132 ft / 3697 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mihai Giurgiulescu
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