Ascent to Boundary Peak-Last Ridge before summit on 2012-04-13

Climber: Scott Angus

Others in Party:tony angus
kevin brazell
Date:Friday, April 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Boundary Peak - Last Ridge before summit
    Elevation:12300 ft / 3749 m
    Remaining Elevation:840 ft / 256 m (20% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

We attempted this mountain during a storm in order to test gear and our skill level. Climbing this mountain in blizzard like conditions with loose gravel under the snow and steep slopes made this attempt very challenging. We took a wrong turn and lost an hour which is most likely why we didn't summit.

Aerials of Boundary

Boundary Peak Aerials

Trip Photos

Boundary Peak Winter Accen
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3300 ft / 1005 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3300 ft / 1005 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3300 ft / 1005 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Queens Mine Trailhead
    Start Trailhead:Queens Mine Trailhead  9000 ft / 2743 m
    Time:6 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3300 ft / 1005 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    End Trailhead:9000 ft / 2743 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Scott Angus
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