Ascent of Aconcagua on 2009-02-13
|Others in Party:||My two brothers|
Jarrod and Todd
9 other climbers
as well as 3 guides and several group porters.
|Date:||Friday, February 13, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6961 m / 22841 ft|
Summit team of Mark Washburn, Todd Katter, Chad Katter, and John Crellin (2009-02-13). Photo by Chad Katter.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4631 m / 15196 ft|
| Distance:||112.7 km / 70 mi|
| Route:||False Polish route|
| Trailhead:||Punta de Vacas 2330 m / 7645 ft|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Animal/Pet, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||13 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds|
| Time Up:||10 Days 4 Hours 52 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Days 20 Hours 56 Minutes|
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