Ascent of Capitol Peak on 2008-08-21
|Others in Party:||Sarp Akcay|
|Date:||Thursday, August 21, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14130 ft / 4306 m|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbed with Sarp and Paul via NE Ridge (Knife Edge) . Started at Capitol Lake at 7.30am. Summitted 11.45am. On the way down we ended up on a snow field that was frozen solid and it took us about an hour to kick steps. Probably not the smartest descent route. The knife edge was a lot of fun though. Talus climbing is not my favorite but overall this is a very good class 4 climb.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
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