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Ascent of Volcán San Pedro on 2014-09-28

Climber: Seán Caulfield

Others in Party:Nick
Meike
Yarden
Fraser
Date:Sunday, September 28, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volcán San Pedro
    Location:Guatemala
    Elevation:9908 ft / 3019 m

Ascent Trip Report

Walked from Mr. Mullet's Hostel near the Panajachel Pier to the trailhead, paid the Q100 fee, then hiked for 2-3hrs to the top. A guide insisted on walking us through the first part of the trail (about 20minutes) - there are two turnoffs that might confuse you. No "fee", just tip him a few Quetzales. We started too late (9am), so the top was surrounded by clouds and we didn't have a view of the lake - start as early as possible! Descending took 1.5hours~
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4757 ft / 1449 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:White-out
Sunny at lower elevation on ascent, cloudy at summit, heavy rain during descent
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4757 ft / 1449 m
    Route:Trail from San Pedro town
    Start Trailhead:Mr. Mullet's Hostel  5151 ft / 1570 m
Descent Statistics



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