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Jones Mountain w/Niagara P. October 27/28

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Jones Mountain w/Niagara P. October 27/28

Postby uwe » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:00 am

If you are doing the Centennials and have not done Jones Mountain, you're invited to join me on this trip. Send an e-mail if interested.

Jones Mountain
Trail mileage 7
Elevation gain 3140
RT driving distance 600 (From Littleton)
Leader Home Phone 719 964 0232
Leader Email uwesartori@mac.com
Meeting time TBD
Meeting location TBD


Jones Mountain is a Centennial, ranked 78th

General Itinerary
Leave Saturday, October 27th
Arrive at TH
Car Camp
Sunrise 7:17AM Start time
6:30AM Climbing on the Western side of Jones, Niagra and American
(Won't see sun until we hit the saddle - 2.9 miles in, say 8:30AM)
Climb up/down/home on the evening of the 28th.

Route/Objectives
[Source: Colorado's Thirteeners Gerry & Jennifer Roach]
Grouse-Burns Gulch TH 10,720'
28.A1 Burns Gulch Approach to Jones-Niagara saddle 5.8 mi 2,500' Class 2
28.3 Jones Mountain - South Ridge From Jones-Niagrara saddle: RT:1.2 mi EG: 640' Class 2

[If team is motivated]
28.1 Niagara Peak - East Ridge
From Jones-Niagara saddle:
RT: .6 mi
EG:587' Class 2+

If both peaks are climbed from the Jones-Niagra Saddle:
RT: 7.5 mi for both peaks
EG: 3727' for both peaks

Recommended Gear
Helmet, ice axe and micro-spikes or crampons

Weather
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=37.891540736632564&lon=-107.5271326446533

RIDERS buy gas.
Last edited by uwe on Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:16 pm, edited 5 times in total.

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Re: Last CMC Centennial Climb Series Unclimbed Peak

Postby Mindy » Tue Oct 09, 2012 9:27 am

I wish I could join you Uwe. This weekend I will be enjoying my lovely family. Have fun!

Mindy

EDIT: Anyone interested in joining the CMC, you should take Uwe up on this. It will give you an idea of what to expect on some CMC trips. You won't be disappointed.

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CMC Centennial Climb: Jones Mountain w/Niagara P.

Postby uwe » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:24 pm

Tks Mindy!

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Re: Jones Mountain w/Niagara P. October 27/28

Postby uwe » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:17 pm

Jones Mountain has been rescheduled for October 27/28.


uwe wrote:If you are doing the Centennials and have not done Jones Mountain, you're invited to join me on this trip. Send an e-mail if interested.

Jones Mountain
Trail mileage 7
Elevation gain 3140
RT driving distance 600 (From Littleton)
Leader Home Phone 719 964 0232
Leader Email uwesartori@mac.com
Meeting time TBD
Meeting location TBD


Jones Mountain is a Centennial, ranked 78th

General Itinerary
Leave Saturday, October 27th
Arrive at TH
Car Camp
Sunrise 7:17AM Start time
6:30AM Climbing on the Western side of Jones, Niagra and American
(Won't see sun until we hit the saddle - 2.9 miles in, say 8:30AM)
Climb up/down/home on the evening of the 28th.

Route/Objectives
[Source: Colorado's Thirteeners Gerry & Jennifer Roach]
Grouse-Burns Gulch TH 10,720'
28.A1 Burns Gulch Approach to Jones-Niagara saddle 5.8 mi 2,500' Class 2
28.3 Jones Mountain - South Ridge From Jones-Niagrara saddle: RT:1.2 mi EG: 640' Class 2

[If team is motivated]
28.1 Niagara Peak - East Ridge
From Jones-Niagara saddle:
RT: .6 mi
EG:587' Class 2+

If both peaks are climbed from the Jones-Niagra Saddle:
RT: 7.5 mi for both peaks
EG: 3727' for both peaks

Recommended Gear
Helmet, ice axe and micro-spikes or crampons

Weather
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=37.891540736632564&lon=-107.5271326446533

RIDERS buy gas.

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