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Ascent to Elbrus-5300 on 2012-07-02

Climber: Mark McAllister

Date:Monday, July 2, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Elbrus - 5300
    Location:Russia
    Elevation:5641 m / 18510 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Reached the saddle but had to turn back due to poor weather conditions and avalanche risk.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3516 m / 11538 ft
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Windy, White-out
-29 and deep snow
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3516 m / 11538 ft
    Route:South route
    Trailhead:2125 m / 6972 ft
Descent Statistics



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