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Ascent of Rysy on 2011-06-25

Climber: Graeme Rankine

Date:Saturday, June 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Rysy
    Location:Slovakia
    Elevation:2250 m / 7382 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Got to the mountain hut just below the peak in a snow blizzard. Had a cup of coffee in the hut hoping the snow would stop. But it was worse on leaving the hut so decided not to go the last 250 meters. As my son, Andrew, and I looked back we could see the storm got much worse.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:951 m / 3117 ft
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Windy
Snowing
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:951 m / 3117 ft
    Distance:23 km / 14.3 mi
    Trailhead:1299 m / 4265 ft
    Time Up:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics



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