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 Peak(s):  Mt. Elbert  -  14,433 feet
 Post Date:  12/11/2011
 Date Climbed:   12/10/2011
 Posted By:  awilbur77

 Solo night hike up Mt. Elbert   

I hiked Mt. Elbert's east ridge friday night / saturday morning in attempt to catch a sunrise from the summit and to get some pictures of the total lunar eclipse.

Things never totally go as planned though. This is my first trip report, so go easy on me.

I wrote my trip report on my blog that I share with my family back east.

http://awilbur77.blogspot.com/2011/12/sunrise-at-top-of-rockies.html

 


  • Comments or Questions (8)
apasquel


awesome     2011-12-11 09:47:37
Great job, great pics...keep it up!


desertdog


Like your report pics!     2011-12-11 11:19:55
NICE!


Fairlight


cold and quiet     2011-12-11 21:54:05
I'd love to make a winter ascent sometime. Great pictures.


jameseroni


Way to get er' done     2011-12-11 23:24:01
Just a ”walk” up, right? ;)

Great perseverance!


tockelstein2005


Great report     2011-12-12 09:49:48
Very nice!


M_Sandoval52


Nice!     2011-12-12 11:22:02
What a chellange. Nice pictures. Good work.


zoriloco


Thanks     2011-12-12 11:52:38
for sharing your climb. Winter climbs are fun, but now I want to do a winter/night climb! hehehe


livetothemax96


Awesome     2011-12-25 21:53:42
My friend and I go up southish couloir on whiteridge at midnight every year-climbing at night it such a great experience-way to get it done!



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