Ascent to Castle Peak-base of north face couloir on 2012-04-08
|Date:||Sunday, April 8, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Castle Peak - base of north face couloir|
| Elevation:||13800 ft / 4206 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||465 ft / 141 m (10% left to go)|
Ascent Trip Reporteasy and stable climb up to the head wall basin. snow condition on basin head wall were less than ideal but not so bad to be a threat.
once when i reached the base of the north face couloir the conditions within looked to be unfavorable and inconsistent. unsure of how stable it was i decided to turn back.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4350 ft / 1325 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons|
| Gain on way in:||4350 ft / 1325 m|
| Route:||Northe face couloir |
| Start Trailhead:||9450 ft / 2880 m|
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