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Ascent of Gokyo Ri on 2017-04-17

Climber: John Havranek

Date:Monday, April 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gokyo Ri
    Location:Nepal
    Elevation:17575 ft / 5356 m

Ascent Trip Report

Perfect blue sky day. Headed of a bit later after breakfast with the kids at about 0700. Just under 3 hours to get up at a leisurely pace. Ben, the 13 year old was waiting there for us and starting to get cold being 30 mins ahead.
Opened a bottle of nice wine at the top and had a sip while Sam played ukulele with Everest, Lhotse, Cho You, etc all around us. Easy walk/run down took about an hour.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:8192 ft / 2496 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:8192 ft / 2496 m
    Start Trailhead:Lukla  9383 ft / 2859 m
    Time:6 Days 
Descent Statistics



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