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Ascent to Guardsman Peak-9425 on 2017-08-26

Climber: Bruce Erickson

Date:Saturday, August 26, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Guardsman Peak - 9425
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:9781 ft / 2981 m
    Remaining Elevation:245 ft / 74 m (8% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

What started as a little day hike turned into an attempt to summit. I was unprepared for this. Weather was in the 90s and I did not have enough water. By the time I got about 300 shy of the peak it was clear going further would be dangerous and foolish. No phone, no water, I hadn't told anyone where I was going. Pretty much did everything wrong. It was still beautiful and relaxing though.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2943 ft / 897 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.2 mi / 14.8 km
    Route:Thaynes Canyon
    Trailhead:Latitude: 40.65825 North Longitude: 111.51481 West  6838 ft / 2084 m
    Grade/Class:Class I
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 12 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 51 Minutes



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