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Ascent to Elbrus-18125 on 2018-07-09

Climber: Amy Huang

Others in Party:Vlad
Madeline
John
Lyra
Date:Monday, July 9, 2018
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Elbrus - 18125
    Location:Russia
    Elevation:18125 ft / 5524 m
    Remaining Elevation:385 ft / 117 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

I reached 18,125 ft and could not keep up with my guide's pace. It was also 35-40 mile hour winds and white-out conditions.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Extremely Windy, White-out



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