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Ascent to Mount McKinley-19000 on 1995-06-24

Climber: Robert Garneau

Others in Party:Andy
John
Erik
Sue
Date:Saturday, June 24, 1995
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount McKinley - 19000
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:19000 ft / 5791 m
    Remaining Elevation:1320 ft / 402 m (10% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

We made attempt on the South Buttress Ramp Route but deemed avalanche danger to high on ramp so returned down East Fork and went up West Buttress instead. John, Erik & Sue summited while Andy and I turned around near Archdeacon's Tower due to altitude sickness.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:12200 ft / 3719 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Snowshoes, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:12200 ft / 3719 m
    Route:West Buttress
    Trailhead:6800 ft / 2072 m
Descent Statistics



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