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Ascent of Ritacuba Blanco on 2013-12-08

Climber: Franklin Bradshaw

Date:Sunday, December 8, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ritacuba Blanco
    Location:Colombia
    Elevation:5409 m / 17749 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Snow has calved creating an easy access false summit west of true summit. Had to go over a shrund and up south face to access true summit.
Except for the final 50' was an easy walkup.

GPS reading:
UTM 18N 0799027 0718674, 17739ft

Attempted Ritacuba Negro, but turned into a whiteout
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Tent Camp



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