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Ascent of Byers Peak on 2017-04-15

Climber: Lou Hibbard

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, April 15, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Byers Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:12804 ft / 3902 m

Ascent Trip Report

Dayhiked on a beautiful day. Very windy on summit ridge. Took North Ridge. Snow getting soft on way down. Didn't see anyone else on mountain.GPS batteries died but book said 13 miles roundtrip. Lot of work but fun ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3719 ft / 1133 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route:Road and then North Ridge
    Trailhead:o.1 mile off of Cty 73  9085 ft / 2769 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Snowshoes
    Weather:Blue skies



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