Ascent of Victoria Peak on 2013-07-27

Climber: Thomas Burley

Others in Party:Randy Bosma
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Victoria Peak
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:7083 ft / 2158 m

Ascent Trip Report

2nd attempt successful. First try in 2012 we were turned back 300m below the summit in a whiteout, wind and rain. This time conditions were clear and hot. Camped on W79 at point where road was blocked by fresh falling. Round trip next day was 13 hours, 23 km,
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7933 ft / 2417 m
    Total Elevation Loss:7933 ft / 2417 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14.9 mi / 24 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4 with one Cla
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Very clear, hot
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6233 ft / 1899 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4533 ft / 1381 m; Extra: 1700 ft / 518m
    Loss on way in:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12 km
    Route:South ridge to south face
    Start Trailhead:Logging road brand W 79  2550 ft / 777 m
    Time:7 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6233 ft / 1899 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4533 ft / 1381 m; Extra: 1700 ft / 518m
    Gain on way out:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12 km
    End Trailhead:Branch W79  2550 ft / 777 m
    Time:5 Hours 0 Minutes

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