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Ascent of Mount McKinley on 2010-06-06

Climber: Robbie Massie

Others in Party:Taylor Robinson
Date:Sunday, June 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount McKinley
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:20320 ft / 6193 m

Ascent Trip Report

Awesome trip with Taylor Robinson. Took us 9 days to summit and ski down. West Buttress Route.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:23000 ft / 7010 m
    Elevation Loss:23000 ft / 7010 m
    Distance:41 mi / 66 km
    Grade/Class:Alaska Grade 2
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:14 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:18000 ft / 5486 m
    Extra Loss:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:25 mi / 40.2 km
    Route:West Buttress
    Trailhead:Base Camp, Kahiltna Glacier  7320 ft / 2231 m
    Time Up:9 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:18000 ft / 5486 m
    Extra Gain:5000 ft / 1524 m
    Distance:16 mi / 25.8 km
    Route:West Buttress
    Trailhead:Base Camp, Kahiltna Glacier  7320 ft / 2231 m



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