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Ascent of Mount Gordon on 2010-06-14

Climber: A Campbell

Date:Monday, June 14, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Gordon
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:3161 m / 10371 ft

Ascent Trip Report

- hiked it from Bow Hut...long glacier slog up a small snow ridge (glacial moat) and a 30 foot snow headwall...excellent views into Yoho
- left at 6am and trip from hut to summit to hut took 8-9 hours...big group
- did it on 0 sleep as didn't sleep the night before and had no food for half the day...thought I forgot my lunch at the hut...couldn't find it in my pack...found it buried in my bag around lunch time...must have taken too much crap
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1241 m / 4071 ft
    Elevation Loss:811 m / 2661 ft
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1241 m / 4071 ft
    Trailhead:Bow Lake  1920 m / 6300 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:811 m / 2661 ft
    Trailhead:Bow Hut  2350 m / 7710 ft
Ascent Part of Trip: Wapta Icefields (4 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Gordon2010-06-14
2Mount Olive2010-06-15
3Mount Rhondda2010-06-17



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