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Ascent of Snow Benchmark on 2019-11-16

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Stacey Kassan
Laurie Jones
Joel Brewster
Date:Saturday, November 16, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snow Benchmark
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:5570 ft / 1697 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fun hike over a very popular trail, until one leaves the trail. At that point, there's some steep class 2, with a chance for a bit of easy class 3.

For an easier, more enjoyable trip, I'd stay north on the off-trail section (see the split in my GPS track).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1290 ft / 392 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1290 ft / 392 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1090 ft / 332 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 890 ft / 271 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:From northeast
    Start Trailhead:Red Mountain trailhead  4680 ft / 1426 m
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1090 ft / 332 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 890 ft / 271 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:To northeast
    End Trailhead:Red Mountain trailhead  4680 ft / 1426 m
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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