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Ascent of Mount Meeker-East Peak on 2021-08-05

Climber: Benjamin Kiser

Others in Party:Jesse Sumrak -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Thursday, August 5, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Meeker-East Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13840 ft / 4218 m

Ascent Trip Report

Up the Iron Gates to Meeker Ridge then over to Mount Meeker. Left the TH at 12:30. Light started to shine as we entered the gates. Fantastic but nerveracking view of the knife edge to the summit. Easy to find the route from Chasm Lake up to Iron Gates, even in the dark.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4420 ft / 1347 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Headlamp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4420 ft / 1347 m
    Distance:5.8 mi / 9.3 km
    Route:Iron Gates
    Start Trailhead:Longs Peak TH  9420 ft / 2871 m
    Time:4 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Meeker (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Meeker-East Peak2021-08-054420 ft / 1347 m
2Mount Meeker2021-08-054491 ft / 1369 m
Total Trip Gain: 8911 ft / 2716 m    Total Trip Loss: 4491 ft / 1369 m



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