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Ascent of Mount Frances on 2009-05-09

Climber: Robbie Massie

Date:Saturday, May 9, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Frances
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:10450 ft / 3185 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mountaineering School with Alpine Ascents. Last climb of the trip. Spent 8 days on the Kahiltna Glacier learning glacier travel techniques and crevasse rescue.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 976 m
    Elevation Loss:3200 ft / 976 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 976 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:East Ridge
    Trailhead:Base Camp, Kahiltna Glacier  7250 ft / 2209 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3200 ft / 976 m
    Route:East Ridge
    Trailhead:Base Camp, Kahiltna Glacier  7250 ft / 2209 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 



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