Ascent of Fan Si Pan on 2012-05-18
|Others in Party:||Guide|
Driver (did not come with us)
|Date:||Friday, May 18, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Fan Si Pan|
| Elevation:||3141 m / 10308 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportBooked a private tour through the hotel in Sa Pa to climb Fansipan in 2 days and 1 night. Guide Ta suggested going to the top on the first day if time and energy permitted, allowing an easier second day to sleep in a little and walk straight out rather than get up earlier and climb the summit as well as walk out. A great idea to my thinking :) We left the car around 9.45am, arrived at the camp at 2800m around 2.30pm, which gave enough time to reach the summit by 4.50pm and to return to camp by 7pm with a few stops for photos at the top and of the sunset on the way down.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Guide, Porters, Hut Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds|
| Time Up:||1 Days |
| Time Down:||1 Days |
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