Ascent of Sunshine Peak on 2004-07-12

Climber: Dave Boboltz

Date:Monday, July 12, 2004
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sunshine Peak
    Elevation:14001 ft / 4267 m

Ascent Trip Report

climb of Red Cloud and Sunshine Peak. Started at 7:15 at Grizzley; made top of Red Cloud Peak at 10:45 am; used connecting ridge to top Sunshine Peak at 12:15 pm. Descended NW face snow route, which was dry. Climbed with family from Durango - Ron, Donna, Seth, Ryan Robins. Weather waas partly cloudy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:534 ft / 162 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3900 ft / 1188 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
partly cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:534 ft / 162 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:saddle between Red Cloud and Sunshine
    Start Trailhead:Red Cloud Peak  13467 ft / 4104 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3900 ft / 1188 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Northwest Route Snow Face
    End Trailhead:Grizzly Silver Creek  10101 ft / 3078 m

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