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Ascent of Mount Morrison Stage 1 Scenic Overlook on 2019-06-07

Climber: Andy Forster

Others in Party:Shelley Wood
Date:Friday, June 7, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Morrison Stage 1 Scenic Overlook
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:6636 ft / 2022 m

Ascent Trip Report

After trudging (with hiking poles) about a half mile up a strenuous 800 feet on the Mt. Morrison South Ridge Trail (TH: Entrance 4 to Red Rocks Park off Morrison Road), the trail proceeds west slightly downhill. At this point, turn about 200 feet to the right (north & off-trail) to find the high-point overlook, where a four-foot section of telegraph pole has been placed as a makeshift bench.

NB: The GPS Track shows a continuation from the Scenic Overlook to the summit of Mt. Morrison.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Trailhead:5836 ft / 1778 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Andy Forster
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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