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Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 2004-02-09

Climber: Brian Jenkins

Others in Party:Chris
Isaac Norstad
Date:Monday, February 9, 2004
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Location:Mexico
    Elevation:16000 ft / 4876 m

Ascent Trip Report

Team of 3. for first couple of days I was sick and could not sleep due to altitude at base camp. Finally on day 3 we started and Chris stepped in a puddle of ice water and got it down his boot so he turned back. Isaac and I got to the base of the glacier at 16K before altitude made him ill and we had to turn back.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Hut Camp



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