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Ascent of Mount Lindsey on 2011-07-16

Climber: Donnie Puckle

Date:Saturday, July 16, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mount Lindsey
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14042 ft / 4280 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked Lindsey with Allen. We camped out below the trailhead the night before. We started hiking around 5:30, reached the summit before 10AM, and arrived back at Lily Lake Trailhead just before 1PM. There was a fire burning in New Mexico or to the west of us. The views from the top were very hazy, and we could smell the smoke. Other than that, it was a fine day, sunny and breezy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3367 ft / 1026 m
    Route:Huerfano River Valley/North Face Couloir
    Trailhead:Lily Lake Trailhead  10675 ft / 3253 m
    Grade/Class:3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Haze from wildfires
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes



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