Ascent to North Palisade-Top of U notch plus 1 pitch on 2016-05-28

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:Julian Valdez
Date:Saturday, May 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:North Palisade - Top of U notch plus 1 pitch
    Elevation:13800 ft / 4206 m
    Remaining Elevation:442 ft / 134 m (7% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Failed due to failed flexor in left hip. Had double hip replacement February 9, 2016

Met and descended with Olaf of San Diego
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5800 ft / 1768 m
    Elevation Loss:13800 ft / 4206 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Aid Climb
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snow, hail and rain began at 3 pm
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:5800 ft / 1768 m
    Route:North Fork Pine Creek
    Trailhead:8000 ft / 2438 m
    Time Up:8 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:13800 ft / 4206 m
    Route:North Fork Pine Creek
    Trailhead:27600 ft / 8412 m
    Time Down:5 Hours 

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