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Ascent of Mount Oxford on 2005-07-11

Climber: Scott Ahearn

Others in Party:Lisa Kurtz
Date:Monday, July 11, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Oxford
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14153 ft / 4313 m

Ascent Trip Report

My first 14er! Did this one before Belford because Lisa had already summited that one. Not a common one for a first 14er! Then I summited Belford solo, although she was practically at the top anyway.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5053 ft / 1539 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5053 ft / 1540 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Perfect all day
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4553 ft / 1387 m
    Route:Missouri Gulch directly to Oxford
    Start Trailhead:Missouri Gulch  9600 ft / 2926 m
    Time:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5053 ft / 1540 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4553 ft / 1387 m; Extra: 500 ft / 152m
    Gain on way out:500 ft / 152 m
    Route:Detoured to summit Belford
    End Trailhead:9600 ft / 2926 m



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