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Ascent to Strahlhorn-Adlerpass on 1986-08-22

Climber: Freddy Zutterman

Date:Friday, August 22, 1986
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Strahlhorn - Adlerpass
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:12431 ft / 3788 m
    Remaining Elevation:1316 ft / 402 m (25% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

We were too slow and got up to Adlerpass too late to attempt the summit. Weather was too hot, snow bridges on the glacier got too soft and dangerous. The trip back over the glacier, easy early in the morning, was a nightmare at 11-12 a.m.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3999 ft / 1218 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Headlamp, Hut Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3999 ft / 1218 m
    Start Trailhead:Plattjen  8432 ft / 2570 m
Descent Statistics



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