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Ascent of Großglockner on 2013-08-24

Climber: Mark McAllister

Others in Party:Bob Bazley
Date:Saturday, August 24, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Großglockner
    Location:Austria
    Elevation:12461 ft / 3798 m

Ascent Trip Report

We were lucky with the weather and managed to summit between storms. On the first day we hiked up from the Lucknerhaus car park to the Studlhutte where we met our guide before moving on to the Erzherzog Johann hütte. There was fresh snow overnight and occasional spin drift in the morning making the climb to the summit a bit more interesting, still plenty of people attempting the climb.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6165 ft / 1879 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6165 ft / 1879 m
    Start Trailhead:6296 ft / 1919 m
Descent Statistics



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