Ascent of Aconcagua on 2009-02-13

Climber: Chad Katter

Others in Party:My two brothers
Jarrod and Todd
9 other climbers
as well as 3 guides and several group porters.
Date:Friday, February 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:22841 ft / 6961 m
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Summit team of Mark Washburn, Todd Katter, Chad Katter, and John Crellin (2009-02-13). Photo by Chad Katter.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:15196 ft / 4631 m
    Round-Trip Distance:70 mi / 112.7 km
    Route:False Polish route
    Trailhead:Punta de Vacas  7645 ft / 2330 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Animal/Pet, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:13 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:10 Days 4 Hours 52 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Days 20 Hours 56 Minutes

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