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Ascent of Sunshine Peak on 2020-07-30

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:justine Byers
Eric Kassan -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Laurie Jones
Date:Thursday, July 30, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Sunshine Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14001 ft / 4267 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:536 ft / 162 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3622 ft / 1103 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2+
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cool, Very Windy, Clear
Clear and sunny, with a strong cold wind above 13k'.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:485 ft / 147 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 483 ft / 147 m; Extra: 2 ft / 0m
    Loss on way in:2 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Redcloud to Sunshine Trail
    Start Trailhead:Saddle with Redcloud Peak  13518 ft / 4120 m
    Time:28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3620 ft / 1103 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3569 ft / 1088 m; Extra: 51 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:51 ft / 15 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:Northwest Face to South Fork Silver Creek Trail
    End Trailhead:Silver Creek Trailhead  10432 ft / 3179 m
    Time:2 Hours 58 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Redcloud_Sunshine (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Redcloud Peak2020-07-30 a3724 ft / 1135 m
2Sunshine Peak2020-07-30 b536 ft / 163 m
Total Trip Gain: 4260 ft / 1298 m    Total Trip Loss: 4260 ft / 1298 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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