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Ascent of Desolation Peak on 2015-08-22

Climber: Keaton Reed

Date:Saturday, August 22, 2015
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Peak:Desolation Peak
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:9820 ft / 2993 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hike up Beartrap Fork to Desolation Lake. Hauled 7.5 gallons of water with me to leave at the Desolation aid station for the Wasatch 100. 60+ lbs of sloshing liquid is not very fun to haul. Actually had to leave some halfway up and then go back and get it. Awesome.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3640 ft / 1109 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1600 ft / 487 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3640 ft / 1109 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2040 ft / 622 m; Extra: 1600 ft / 487m
    Loss on way in:1600 ft / 487 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Start Trailhead:7780 ft / 2371 m
Descent Statistics



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