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 Peak(s):  Taylor Mtn A  -  13,651 feet
 Post Date:  08/16/2007
 Date Climbed:   08/15/2007
 Posted By:  cgandy2003

 Taylor Mtn ascent in 67 minutes   

So I got off of work yesterday at River Runners in Buena Vista at 5:00, and felt like climbing something, so I went to Taylor and got in my quickie for the day. I love to climb in the evening, and this could not have been better. Lots of clouds, but the sun played lots of tricks in the mountains, and I got a few great shots. I climbed from Jacks Cabin on the East side, and just went straight up the face to the top. Appx 2,000+ ft on the ascent. The descent took about 25 minutes, with some really fun scree "skiing" on the way down. I left at 6:22 pm, summited at 7:29 pm, stayed on top for a while, then cruised down to the 4runner. Oddly enough when I opened the door and looked at the clock, it was 8:22, exactly 2 hours after I left. It was a very fun way to end the work day!!


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  • Comments or Questions (1)
cgandy2003


pic titles     2007-08-16 21:10:17
sorry there are no titles on the pics. From left to right, san luis valley on the ascent, uncompahgre and wetterhorn from summit, tabeguache/shavano, grat shot of the crestones, another shot of san luis valley



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