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Ascent of Elephant Butte on 2016-04-06

Climber: Alex Lennon

Others in Party:kari cieszkiewicz
Duncan Lennon
Date:Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Elephant Butte
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:5653 ft / 1723 m

Ascent Trip Report

One of the more fun climbs ever, from start to finish. Went up with Kari and Duncan. It was Kari's first time on rappel, which she did with ease, and the views from the summit were among the best I've ever seen. I led the crux pitch and since there was nowhere to build an anchor up top, had an exciting top-belay while Duncan and Kari climbed up. A five-star climb which I will definitely be repeating!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1000 ft / 304 m
    Route:West Fins
    Start Trailhead:4653 ft / 1418 m
Descent Statistics



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