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Ascent of Mount Lindsey on 2015-06-20

Climber: Hannah Wilner

Date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lindsey
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14042 ft / 4280 m

Ascent Trip Report

Snow patches across trail in trees makes for some route finding or refreshing steps. Lost trail a few times on the ridge making the approach more challenging. River was very high and fast. We placed a tree across it. Worked for the ascent but returning resulted in a refreshing chest-high dip. Glad it was only a mile more to the car.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1066 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.5 mi / 13.7 km
    Route:Northwest Ridge
    Trailhead:Huerfano/Lily Lake TH  10542 ft / 3213 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3/4 on the rid
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
perfect
Ascent Statistics
    Time:6 Hours 



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