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Ascent of Gannett Peak on 2016-07-21

Climber: Austin D. Smith

Others in Party:Mark Smith -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Glenn Campbell
Date:Thursday, July 21, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gannett Peak
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:13804 ft / 4207 m

Ascent Trip Report

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26 arduous miles later we finally summited! This peak is brutal - never again! (2016-07-21). Photo by Austin D. Smith.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:14204 ft / 4329 m
    Total Elevation Loss:14204 ft / 4329 m
    Round-Trip Distance:51 mi / 82.1 km
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Beautiful weather hiking in. Summit day had some clouds and rained a little. Day 4 brought a thunder
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:10204 ft / 3110 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 6204 ft / 1891 m; Extra: 4000 ft / 1219m
    Loss on way in:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Distance:25.5 mi / 41 km
    Route:Glacier Trail - Gooseneck Glacier
    Start Trailhead:Glacier Trail TRHD  7600 ft / 2316 m
    Time:2 Days 9 Hours 2 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:10204 ft / 3110 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 6204 ft / 1891 m; Extra: 4000 ft / 1219m
    Gain on way out:4000 ft / 1219 m
    Distance:25.5 mi / 41 km
    Route:Retraced Route
    End Trailhead:Glacier Trail TRHD  7600 ft / 2316 m
    Time:2 Days 8 Hours 



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