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Ascent of Ellingwood Point on 2020-09-22

Climber: Fred Brown

Date:Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ellingwood Point
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14042 ft / 4280 m

Ascent Trip Report

There is no real trail up Ellingwood Point although there are cairns and some obvious sections that show signs of hiker use. One big boulder field.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:682 ft / 207 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3912 ft / 1192 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:582 ft / 177 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:North then West along the Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Blanca Trail  13460 ft / 4102 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3912 ft / 1192 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3812 ft / 1162 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:SE to Blanca trail to Lake Como Road
    End Trailhead:Lake Como Road - Upper Parking Lot  10230 ft / 3118 m
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Blanca - Ellingwood

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Blanca Peak2020-09-22 a4215 ft / 1285 m
2Ellingwood Point2020-09-22 b682 ft / 208 m
Total Trip Gain: 4897 ft / 1493 m    Total Trip Loss: 4897 ft / 1492 m



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