Ascent of Volcán Barú on 2011-03-28

Climber: Daniel Musser

Others in Party:William Musser <1844> armondo (guide)
Date:Monday, March 28, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Volcán Barú
    Elevation:11398 ft / 3474 m
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On the summit (11,398 feet) of the volcano-country highpoint standing next to the white cross (2011-03-28). Photo by Daniel Musser.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4533 ft / 1381 m
    Total Elevation Loss:550 ft / 167 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Grade/Class:1+ 2 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
sunny then cloudy then rainnnn
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4233 ft / 1290 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3983 ft / 1214 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Loss on way in:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:mainstenesss route
    Start Trailhead:4 by 4 parking lot  7415 ft / 2260 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:300 ft / 91 m
    Gain on way out:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Time:3 Hours 

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