Ascent of Kala Pattar on 2014-10-12

Climber: Thomas Burley

Others in Party:Stephen Wheeler <1973>
Randy Bosma
Brian Jones
Date:Sunday, October 12, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kala Pattar
    Elevation:18176 ft / 5540 m

Ascent Trip Report

Morning hike from Gorak Shep to amazing views of Everest, EBC, Nuptse, Pumori and countless others. Challenging due to altitude but good acclimatization for our later attempt on Lobuche East. Well worth the hike as the views are incredible.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:16404 ft / 4999 m
    Route:normal trail
    Trailhead:Lobuche   1772 ft / 540 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Clear and cool

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