Ascent of Gannett Peak on 2005-07-27

Climber: David Obert

Others in Party:Paul Obert Jim Williams
Date:Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gannett Peak
    Elevation:13804 ft / 4207 m

Ascent Trip Report

One of the more challenging high points due to the technical aspects, but also one of the most enjoyable. Weather held out for the summit, but got bad for a few hours after and was no big deal, but it did get below freezing.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2804 ft / 855 m
    Distance:40 mi / 64.4 km
    Trailhead:Ink Wells  11000 ft / 3352 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Tent Camp
    Weather:Drizzle, Frigid, Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Days 

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