Ascent of West Spanish Peak on 2014-07-13

Climber: Victor Mariano

Date:Sunday, July 13, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:West Spanish Peak
    Elevation:13626 ft / 4153 m

Ascent Trip Report

Early morning hike to the summit of West Spanish Peak. Made it to summit for a clear view of the Colorado plains and Sangre De Cristo Mountain range. Air was heating up quickly though and headed down before the afternoon thunderstorms that are nearly an every day occurrence.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2522 ft / 768 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2572 ft / 783 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.6 mi / 10.7 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2351 ft / 716 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:West Spanish Peak Trail
    Start Trailhead:Forest Rd 415 Trail Head  11275 ft / 3436 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2572 ft / 783 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2401 ft / 732 m; Extra: 171 ft / 52m
    Gain on way out:171 ft / 52 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.7 km
    Route:West Spanish Peak Trail
    End Trailhead:Forest Rd 415 Trail Head  11225 ft / 3421 m
    Time:1 Hours 43 Minutes

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