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Ascent of Mount Elbert on 2016-05-01

Climber: George Burgess

Date:Sunday, May 1, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Elbert
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:4327 ft / 1318 m

Ascent Trip Report

Was planning on getting quite a bit further up the road, but got stopped by some last vestiges of snow pack. Easy walking. The road gets a little overgrown in places. The west face is much more open than the north side, but with snow the ground they were about equally easy to walk.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1807 ft / 550 m
    Extra Gain:500 ft / 152 m
    Round-Trip Distance:12.8 mi / 20.6 km
    Route:FS 74
    Trailhead:FS 74  3520 ft / 1072 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by George Burgess
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