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Ascent to Boulter Peak-7104 Feet on 2021-02-13

Climber: Robert Levy

Date:Saturday, February 13, 2021
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Boulter Peak - 7104 Feet
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:7104 ft / 2165 m
    Remaining Elevation:1204 ft / 367 m (41% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Started at 10:00 AM at US 6 junction with the road when it was snowing. In the beginning there was only 2 inches of snow. One of our spikes went missing, and we found it on the way back. At one point it was just dirt. We passed through a fence, and passed by many deer and posts. By the time we reached the canyon the snow reached 6 inches. About a mile and a half into the canyon the snow started to be knee deep, and concerned about getting stuck or making it down after dusk, we turned around at the 5 1/4 mark. We were less than 1 1/2 miles from the summit. Great hike, but WAY too much snow. An attempt at a Utah 2K prominence peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2075 ft / 632 m
    Extra Gain:375 ft / 114 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.5 mi / 16.9 km
    Route:Canyon/road
    Trailhead:5779 ft / 1761 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
In a snowstorm.
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes



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