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Ascent of Indian Benchmark on 2019-06-01

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 1, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Indian Benchmark
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:10368 ft / 3160 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a private mountain the best I can tell but the large subdivision resident have access to it through a private park. It says only for residents and their guests. My son bought a lot in the platted area and we have a friend that lives in the area that allowed us to be their guest and use the facility. Wonderful. I hate trespassing. I passed some friendly ladies on the way up. There is a maintenance road that shows on the USGS map much of the way up and some nice trails with signs easy to find all the way to the summit from this location. I read reports of people finding lots and trespassing their way up. I have no advice other than to say there are a lot of people that live in the area so go make a friend and be their guest. Typical spring day...sunny then graupel then drizzle then sun.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:797 ft / 242 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:797 ft / 242 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Trail mostly
    Start Trailhead:Indian Mountain Subdivision Park  9571 ft / 2917 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Fairplay-8

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Platte Canyon HS Peak2019-06-01 a659 ft / 201 m
2Indian Benchmark2019-06-01 b797 ft / 243 m
3Peak 102892019-06-01 c474 ft / 144 m
Total Trip Gain: 1930 ft / 588 m    Total Trip Loss: 70 ft / 21 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by William Musser
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