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Ascent of Citadel Peak on 2017-07-03

Climber: Lou Hibbard

Date:Monday, July 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Citadel Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13294 ft / 4052 m

Ascent Trip Report

Dayhiked via the Northeast Couloir. Snow medium hard. Used two tools in dagger position in sections. Acclimatizing for North Palisade as soon as weather cooperates.
Blue skies to rain at end.
Climbed both summits.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2998 ft / 913 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2998 ft / 913 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.6 mi / 12.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2998 ft / 913 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Northeast Couloir
    Start Trailhead:Herman Gulch Trailhead  10296 ft / 3138 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2998 ft / 913 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Southwest Gully and around
    End Trailhead:Herman Gulch Trailhead  10296 ft / 3138 m



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