Ascent of Dom on 2010-05-23
|Others in Party:||Liam|
|Date:||Sunday, May 23, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14918 ft / 4547 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLiam's:
Great trip, first day 1500m of hiking, climbing, and skiing, just to get to the hut. Then woke up at 3am to a beautiful day. Nice glacier terrain, then a good mixed snow ice rock climb up Festijoch. Got to be the first person to ski down the other side of the ridge while everyone else went down in crampons. Then another slog up more glacier and steep icy slopes to the summit approach. Summit was spectacular and a nice ski down only to have to climb down Festijoch in much snow. Was way later than expected so we stayed another night at the hut. Amazing trip but stay tuned because Mont Blanc is next.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5272 ft / 1606 m|
| Trailhead:||Dom hut 9646 ft / 2940 m|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Skis, Ski Poles, Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Overcast|
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