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Ascent of Volcán Cotopaxi in 2002

Climber: Michael Lejeune

Others in Party:Matthias
Marlon
Ricardo...
Date:2002
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Volcán Cotopaxi
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:5700 m / 18701 ft

Ascent Trip Report

We started more or less at midnight from the Refugio.
My roped party was walking to slow on the glacier, we had to go back at 7 AM, at roughly 200m from the top...
Great hike anyway, though a little disappointed I did not reach the top.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1200 m / 3937 ft
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Frigid, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1200 m / 3937 ft
    Trailhead:Parking  4500 m / 14764 ft
Descent Statistics



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