Ascent of Grand Teton on 2015-08-22

Climber: Andy Adams

Others in Party:Charles Denney
John Kammerer
Date:Saturday, August 22, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grand Teton
    Elevation:13770 ft / 4197 m

Ascent Trip Report

Charles got altitude sickness really bad just after the eye of the needle, Jon and I continued on to the summit after a long line at Owen-Spalding route. Approx 18 hour CTC
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7038 ft / 2145 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.7 km
    Route:Owen Spalding
    Trailhead:Lupine Meadows  6732 ft / 2051 m
    Grade/Class:YDS 5.4
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Smoke from wildfires made seeing past 50 miles impossible
Ascent Statistics
    Time:13 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 

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