Ascent to Huayna Potosí-above Campo Argentino on 1993-05-02

Climber: David Sanger

Date:Sunday, May 2, 1993
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Huayna Potosí - above Campo Argentino
    Elevation:18250 ft / 5562 m
    Remaining Elevation:1724 ft / 526 m (40% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Too early in the season; snow to deep, postholing much of the way to Campo Argentino.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2568 ft / 782 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2568 ft / 782 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Start Trailhead:Zongo Pass  15682 ft / 4779 m
Descent Statistics

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