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Ascent of Volcán Pichincha-Rucu on 2018-11-02

Climber: Alex Lennon

Others in Party:kari cieszkiewicz
Date:Friday, November 2, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volcán Pichincha-Rucu
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:15354 ft / 4679 m

Ascent Trip Report

It felt good to break my previous altitude record (Mt. Whitney) for the first time since 2013. I felt quite content above 15k, although granted I made a point to hike slow and drink far more water than I usually do. The scrable to the summit is fun. Left Teleferico at 9:20, topped out at 11:20, and made it back to the teleferico by 12:30.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2404 ft / 732 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2404 ft / 732 m
    Route:Teleferico -> Sendero
    Start Trailhead:12950 ft / 3947 m
Descent Statistics



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