Ascent of Kinder Scout on 2013-03-25

Climber: Mark Hyland

Date:Monday, March 25, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Kinder Scout
    Elevation:1903 ft / 580 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in the snow at Bowden Bridge. Climbed the main ridge but the light started to fail and the wind was getting up leading to poor visibility. Reached ashop head 600m. Returned the same route we climbed.
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Topping out a large snow drift (2013-03-25). Photo by Mark Hyland.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1969 ft / 600 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1969 ft / 600 m
    Start Trailhead:-66 ft / -20 m
Descent Statistics

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