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Ascent of Wildspitze on 2018-02-26

Climber: Scott Larson

Date:Monday, February 26, 2018
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Wildspitze
    Location:Austria
    Elevation:10680 ft / 3255 m

Ascent Trip Report

Skinned up to the Taschachhaus on Sunday, February 25, 2018. Monday, Feb 26, I skinned up to 10680 ft (3255 m) on the north/northwest slopes of Wildspitze, but it was too cold to continue upwards. An extreme cold snap hit the area on Sunday/Monday and I got frostnip on a couple of fingers. The powdery snow was so cold that my skis wouldn't glide downhill on it, which made getting down a little more work than expected.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles, Hut Camp
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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