Ascent to Mount Olympus-False Peak on 2012-08-10
|Date:||Friday, August 10, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Olympus - False Peak|
| Elevation:||7884 ft / 2403 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||85 ft / 25 m (0% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportI'm a backpacker and this was my first mountain climb. Though we didn't make the summit it was still an exciting adventure. This was from my blog: "I’ve always felt a bit jealous of mountain climbers I met on the trail, with their rakish attitude and dangerous looking equipment dangling from their backpacks. That would soon change because I was part of a climbing team headed up glacier-covered Mt. Olympus!... If you climbers want to remember what it was like being a novice go to http://exploreolympics.com/reports/?p=7236.- Bret Wirta
|Summary Total Data|
| Nights Spent:||5 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
Hazy with Siberian fires
| Route:||see my blog at www.ExploreOlympics.com|
| Time Up:||13 Hours 30 Minutes|
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