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Ascent of Mount Thomas on 2017-06-03

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Thomas
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:9250 ft / 2819 m

Ascent Trip Report

Eric Waag must have jumped the fence. Now that my heart was nearly back to normal beats I wanted one more top to tag but a short climb in case I had more issues with my pulse and this looked like and easy tag and bag. But it is not. I parked near the intersection in the only turn out I could find that did not say NO PARKING. I headed up the easy Mule Deer trail until it deviated away from this small peak. I then headed up hill towards the peak. But I ran into signs and fences saying do not enter; private property; oddly it is another one of those "wildlife" places where the public is not invited. I respect that they do not want people in all places so that wildlife can have refuge but I wish the state would recognize that peakabggers are not hunting - just give us one way up and down and we will stay off of everything else! But bottom line is - I respected the request to not enter and turned back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Start Trailhead:9190 ft / 2801 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Denver-7

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Visitor Point2017-06-03 a1296 ft / 395 m
2Peak 93202017-06-03 b1450 ft / 442 m
3Ralston Roost2017-06-03 c94 ft / 29 m
4(Attempt) Tremont Mountain2017-06-03 d600 ft / 183 m
5(Attempt) Mount Thomas2017-06-03 e60 ft / 18 m
6Panorama Point2017-06-03 g 
10Saddleback Mountain2017-06-04 a768 ft / 234 m
11un 119902017-06-04 b450 ft / 137 m
12un 121792017-06-04 c604 ft / 184 m
13un 119412017-06-04 d251 ft / 77 m
14un 119702017-06-04 e520 ft / 158 m
15Mount Bailey2017-06-04 f449 ft / 137 m
Total Trip Gain: 6542 ft / 1994 m    Total Trip Loss: 4166 ft / 1270 m



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