Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 1971-01-15

Climber: Tony Watkin

Others in Party:Scot Macbeth
Date:Friday, January 15, 1971
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Elevation:5636 m / 18491 ft
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:976 m / 3200 ft
    Elevation Loss:1369 m / 4491 ft
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:976 m / 3200 ft
    Route:North Glacier
    Trailhead:Snow Camp  4660 m / 15291 ft
    Time Up:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1369 m / 4491 ft
    Route:North Glacier
    Trailhead:Hut  4267 m / 14000 ft
    Time Down:3 Hours 30 Minutes

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