Ascent of Artesonraju on 2013-07-23

Climber: James Graham

Others in Party:Peter Alvarado
Date:Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
    Elevation:17717 ft / 5400 m

Ascent Trip Report

Acclimatize for at least a week beforehand (spend a night or two at 5,000m at Moraine Camp). Need double boots - Baruntses or Spantiks. Bring lots of extras/luxury items - hire burros in Cashapampa. Two days approach to Base Camp (4,000m).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8367 ft / 2550 m
    Round-Trip Distance:22 mi / 35.4 km
    Route:N Ridge
    Trailhead:Cashapampa  9350 ft / 2849 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Animal/Pet, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Days 
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Days 

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