Ascent of Gokyo Ri on 1990-04-27
|Others in Party:||Adrian Keller|
|Date:||Friday, April 27, 1990|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||17575 ft / 5356 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAdrian Keller & our porters make a nice side trip from EBC down the Khumbu valley, then west up ? valley across the "Z" Glacier in a white out storm, no ropes, axes nor crampons, and i find myself as the storm lets up for a moment, straddling a crevase! great fun. we hike down the scree west to the next valley & camp in an abandoned yak herders rock shelter. very tough day! we spend a few days tramping around Gokyo area, the down valley before Adrian heads out of Nepal for good. i head back up to EBC with "my man friday".
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2155 ft / 656 m|
| Route:||south face|
| Trailhead:||from Ngabanzu? Glacier 15420 ft / 4700 m|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Glacier Climb|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Cold, Windy, Overcast|
| Time:||4 Days |
| Time:||3 Days |
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