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Ascent of The Crest on 2018-04-29

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, April 29, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:The Crest
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:7480 ft / 2279 m

Ascent Trip Report

The topo map alludes to the thought that this and the adjacent little peak in the database called Crest, are equal in height but they are not. This one is a true sub-peak with some prominence (likely just less than 100 feet and the other would in my guess be little more than 30 feet above the tarn-pond. Of the two "peaks" entered by B.Kalet, this is the only one really worth doing. The other is small and simple slab walk. This crest is basically a class 3 scramble most of the way - easy but somewhat rewarding short extra credit feature to explore.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:85 ft / 25 m
    Total Elevation Loss:85 ft / 25 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Grade/Class:2,2+,3
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble
    Weather:75F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:85 ft / 25 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 60 ft / 18 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Loss on way in:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Start Trailhead:tarn  7420 ft / 2261 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    End Trailhead:7420 ft / 2261 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Ft Collins -1

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Greyrock Mountain2018-04-292215 ft / 675 m
2The Crest2018-04-29 b85 ft / 26 m
3The Crest Southwest2018-04-29 c20 ft / 6 m
4North Greyrock2018-04-29 d1356 ft / 413 m
Total Trip Gain: 3676 ft / 1120 m    Total Trip Loss: 3676 ft / 1121 m



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