Ascent of Grand Teton on 2001-07-13

Climber: David J. Rhude

Others in Party:Jack Collis

Rachel Sweet
blond surgeon from Wisconsin & U of Utah
Date:Friday, July 13, 2001
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Grand Teton
    Elevation:13770 ft / 4197 m

Ascent Trip Report

with Exum Guides.... 2 day rock climbing school prior at x Canyon with guides famous Exum guides Al Read & y, who jaundiced face gave away the EtOH +- Hep C liver disease, legends of American alpine climbing. y looked like he was going to die any minute...most likely liver failure from Hep C and/or EtOH. he climbed way better than Jack Collis or myself could imagine!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:7038 ft / 2146 m
    Route:via south saddle
    Trailhead:Lupine Meadows trail head  6732 ft / 2051 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Guide, Tent Camp
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Days 

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