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Ascent of Camelback Mountain on 2018-11-12

Climber: Gustav Sexauer

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, November 12, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Camelback Mountain
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:2704 ft / 824 m

Ascent Trip Report

I began my way back up and started passing people that I had just passed. At least one woman noticed and said, "he's doing it again!". I didn't get slowed down by hardly anyone in this direction and made the top in good time. I'd have preferred to be under 2 hours round trip, but that's for next time. The trip down the Echo side went well, including my favorite part: gripping hand over hand down the hand rails heels first. With that, the Camelback-to-back was complete!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1419 ft / 432 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1489 ft / 452 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1319 ft / 402 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1234 ft / 376 m; Extra: 85 ft / 25m
    Loss on way in:85 ft / 25 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Cholla Trail
    Start Trailhead:Cholla TH  1470 ft / 448 m
    Time:36 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1404 ft / 427 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1304 ft / 398 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Echo Canyon Trail
    End Trailhead:Echo Canyon TH  1400 ft / 426 m
    Time:29 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Camelback to Back

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Camelback Mountain2018-11-12 #11489 ft / 454 m
2Camelback Mountain2018-11-12 #21419 ft / 433 m
Total Trip Gain: 2908 ft / 887 m    Total Trip Loss: 2908 ft / 887 m



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