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Ascent to Engineer Mountain-~12400 in 1998

Climber: Steve Dowling

Others in Party:Don "Ski" Milanowski
Date:1998
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Engineer Mountain - ~12400
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12968 ft / 3952 m

Ascent Trip Report

Year was estimated, never wrote down this attempt in my notes. Was in Durango with Ski and did a run down the Animas in rented IK's the day before. Ski was on the hike with me, but didn't try to climb the summit, thus it was a solo attempt. Approached via NE ridge starting near Coal Bank Hill (or just N), but turned back due to steepness and dicey footing (hard rock with small pebbles to slip on, no boulders to grip with hands). If another attempt is made, it will be from the south starting in Cascade Valley.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble



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