Ascent of Mount Nirvana on 2015-07-13

Climber: Eric Gilbertson

Date:Monday, July 13, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Nirvana
    Location:Canada-Northwest Territories
    Elevation:8530 ft / 2599 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unsuccessful attempt to establish a new route up the SW face. We got 16 pitches up to our highpoint, about two pitches below the summit ridge, but had to retreat.

Link to Trip Report (scroll to bottom). An abridged version of the trip report is also in the 2016 American Alpine Journal and 2016 Canadian Alpine Journal.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8530 ft / 2599 m
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8530 ft / 2599 m
    Route:SW Face
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics

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