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Ascent of Mount Massive-Green Peak on 2013-08-26

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, August 26, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Massive-Green Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14280 ft / 4352 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the saddle with Mt Massive - Northwest Peak, we began our sidehill to the east as we had on our outbound trip, following the faint trail/herdpath. This time however, we left the path and stayed more to the ridgeline, and after hopping a bunch of small boulders easily reached the "summit" of what amounts to a minor bump along the ridgeline.

Descent was more of the same along the southeast ridge to the saddle with Mt Massive proper.

->See the rest of the subpeak pages for the Mount Massive trip for the rest of the details. The GPS track shown on all pages is for the entire outing.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:224 ft / 68 m
    Total Elevation Loss:114 ft / 34 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:224 ft / 68 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Northwest Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Saddle on northwest ridge w/N Mt Massive  14056 ft / 4284 m
    Time:11 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:114 ft / 34 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Southeast Ridge
    End Trailhead:Saddle on southeast ridge w/Mt Massive  14166 ft / 4317 m
    Time:4 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Massive

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Massive2013-08-26 a4023 ft / 1226 m
2Mount Massive-Northwest Peak2013-08-26 b339 ft / 103 m
3Mount Massive-Green Peak2013-08-26 c224 ft / 68 m
4Mount Massive2013-08-26 d302 ft / 92 m
5Mount Massive-Southeast Peak2013-08-26 e333 ft / 101 m
Total Trip Gain: 5221 ft / 1590 m    Total Trip Loss: 9674 ft / 2948 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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