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Ascent of Mount Lamborn on 2016-09-04

Climber: Andrew Karr

Date:Sunday, September 4, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Lamborn
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:11396 ft / 3473 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road in is very bad. I somehow managed to get the Subaru in as far as where the trail is shown to begin on the topo (the actual vehicle turnaround is further in). However, I don't advise taking a vehicle other than an ATV in past the National Forest signs. Parked at the little trailhead there and slept before hiking.

I found I had to do a lot of bushwhacking on this one. A thunderstorm at sunrise meant that this was a drenching business. I used the fork heading west before Interocean Pass on my ascent which connects you with the Bell Creek trail; on the descent, I went down the east ridge. Had a hard time finding the trail on the descent, realized later that it is probably further downhill (east) than marked on the topo. The summit is very pleasant. Was about 4:20 up and somewhat faster on the descent.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3539 ft / 1078 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3539 ft / 1078 m
    Distance:11.3 mi / 18.2 km
    Start Trailhead:7857 ft / 2394 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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