Ascent of El Capitan in 1999-06

Climber: Jacek Czyz

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:June, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:El Capitan
    Elevation:7569 ft / 2307 m

Ascent Trip Report

First Polish ascent of A5 route, 10-th asc overall, 4-th solo. Fixed 2 ropes. 15 days. Lost some gear including headlamp on 6-th day. One day/night winter storm.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:9000 ft / 2743 m
    Total Elevation Loss:9000 ft / 2743 m
    Grade/Class:VI 5.7 A4+
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Tent Camp, Bivouac
    Weather:Snowing, Cold
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:9000 ft / 2743 m
    Route:Reticent Wall
    Start Trailhead:-1431 ft / -436 m
    Time:15 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:9000 ft / 2743 m
    End Trailhead:-1431 ft / -436 m
    Time:1 Days 

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