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Ascent of Qaqqaq Kershaw on 1998-06-02

Climber: John Starbuck

Others in Party:Paul Walker
Lyle Closs
John Gluckmann
Philip Cann
Rupert R A Bourne
Hugh Spencer
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, June 2, 1998
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Airplane
Peak:Qaqqaq Kershaw
    Location:Greenland
    Elevation:12087 ft / 3684 m

Ascent Trip Report

Over fore-peak to NE, then up superb narrow NE ridge. Logistical services provided by Tangent Expeditions.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5197 ft / 1584 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5197 ft / 1584 m
    Grade/Class:PD
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Settled
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5197 ft / 1584 m
    Route:Glacier to NE, then NE ridge
    Start Trailhead:6890 ft / 2100 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5197 ft / 1584 m
    Route:NE ridge, then glacier to NE
    End Trailhead:6890 ft / 2100 m



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