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Ascent of Box Elder Peak on 2010-09-16

Climber: Eric Maughan

Date:Thursday, September 16, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Box Elder Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:9372 ft / 2856 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the Rattlesnake TH. Great looking fall colors already. Very overgrown in the sections before the saddle. I was wearing shorts, so OUCH! Lost the trail at the top of the saddle, so I bushwacked up the ridge until I found it again. Found a deer leg. Still had the hide on it, but it was the lower part of the leg. Weird. Looked for a summit register, but couldn't find one. Great views. I could see the Uintas. Not a soul in sight.
Summary Total Data
    Route:Rattlesnake Canyon
    Trailhead:Rattlesnake TH  -9999 ft / -3047 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 20 Minutes



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