Ascent of El Capitan in 1995-09

Climber: Jacek Czyz

Others in Party:Barbara Olesiewicz-Shelonzek
Date:September, 1995
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Airplane
Peak:El Capitan
    Elevation:7569 ft / 2307 m

Ascent Trip Report

My partner, Barbara Olesiewicz-Shelonzek was the first Polish women who climb the wall of the El Capitan. The Shield + 10 first pitches of The Muir Wall to Mammoth Terraces.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5300 ft / 1615 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5300 ft / 1615 m
    Grade/Class:VI 5.10 A3-
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Rock Climb, Aid Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Tent Camp, Bivouac
    Weather:Hot, Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5300 ft / 1615 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3000 ft / 915 m; Extra: 2300 ft / 701m
    Loss on way in:2300 ft / 701 m
    Route:The Shield
    Start Trailhead:4569 ft / 1392 m
    Time:8 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3000 ft / 914 m
    Route:East Ledges
    End Trailhead:4569 ft / 1392 m
    Time:7 Hours 

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