Ascent of Caribou Mountain on 2013-08-02

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 2, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Caribou Mountain
    Elevation:9803 ft / 2987 m

Ascent Trip Report

Saw a moose on the drive in to the Caribou Trailhead. If I did this one again, I would explore on how to drive into the bowl below Caribou. I could see the road track below from the ridge. It would cut the hike in half.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1443 ft / 439 m
    Total Elevation Loss:140 ft / 42 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1373 ft / 418 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1303 ft / 397 m; Extra: 70 ft / 21m
    Loss on way in:70 ft / 21 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Dean Molen Route
    Start Trailhead:8500 ft / 2590 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:70 ft / 21 m
    Gain on way out:70 ft / 21 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km

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