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Sunlight Peak
Elevation: 14,059 feet
Climbed: Jul 28, 2009
Mountain Range: San Juan Range
Colorado Rank: 39th
Class Rating: 4
Latitude: 37.627200
Longitude: -107.595000

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Jul 28, 2009
I will give the difficulty rating some thought for this one. Although the summit block was exposed and required a Class 4 "Leap of Faith", it wasn't a really hard move. The consequences of not making the move could have been severe, though.

Jun 22, 2009 - Planning for Climb on Jul 28, 2009

Randy, Wild Mike and I have reservations on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad for Monday, July 27, 2009.

After leaving the train at the Needleton stop, we plan to pack in to Chicago Basin on Monday, climb Windom and Sunlight Peaks on Tuesday, and climb Mount Eolus and North Eolus on Wednesday.

If we can break camp soon enough, we may pack out on Wednesday; otherwise, we will spend another night in Chicago Basin and hike out on Thursday.

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