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Ascent of Emory Peak on 2009-04-13

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:Jill Stone
Twm Stone
David Stone
Ceri Stone
Patrick Stone
Date:Monday, April 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Emory Peak
    Location:USA-Texas
    Elevation:7825 ft / 2385 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful hike up from the Chisos Basin completed by an exposed scramble to the summit. Transiently felt like an irresponsible parent letting my 6 year old (plus other 3 children) climb up with me but he was fine - it was only me who felt very nervous. Very windy on top but fortunately plenty of satellite / radio equipment to hang on to while taking photos of the outstanding views.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2715 ft / 828 m
    Route:Pinnacles Trail & Emory Peak Trail
    Trailhead:Chisos Basin  5110 ft / 1557 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear



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