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Ascent to Volcán Popocatépetl-Las Cruces on 1988-02-20

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Harry LeVine
Date:Saturday, February 20, 1988
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Volcán Popocatépetl - Las Cruces
    Location:Mexico
    Elevation:14700 ft / 4480 m
    Remaining Elevation:3059 ft / 932 m (64% left to go)
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1750 ft / 533 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1750 ft / 533 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Clear
Sunny, clear, but much too windy to continue
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1750 ft / 533 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Las Cruces
    Start Trailhead:Vincente Guerro Lodge  12950 ft / 3947 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1750 ft / 533 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Las Cruces
    End Trailhead:Vincente Guerro Lodge  12950 ft / 3947 m



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