Ascent to Mount McKinley-Bottom of Fixed Ropes on 2006-05-20
|Date:||Saturday, May 20, 2006|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount McKinley - Bottom of Fixed Ropes|
| Elevation:||15200 ft / 4632 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||5120 ft / 1561 m (24% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportGuided climb with Alpine Ascents. I pulled a muscle in my right calf at the bottom of the fixed ropes. I couldn't push off to go higher, so I had to go down.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||16000 ft / 4875 m|
| Distance:||39.5 mi / 63.6 km|
| Route:||West Buttress|
| Trailhead:||-800 ft / -243 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Guide, Tent Camp|
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