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Ascent of Grand Teton on 2009-06-23

Climber: Richard Northe Saunders

Date:Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grand Teton
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:13770 ft / 4197 m

Ascent Trip Report

Alpine Seminar with Exum Mtn Guides.

Day 1 to lower saddle. Day 2, lower saddle to the Owens-Spaulding route, 2 pitches through eye of the needle(mixed), traverse across Exum couloir (snow), up wall street to exum ridge, 2 pitches on ridge to base of wind tunnel (rock), decent into the ford couloir, 7 pitch up ford (all snow) to summit.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:5.6
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Owens-Spaulding to Exum Ridge to Ford Couloir
Descent Statistics



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