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Ascent of Zugspitze on 2016-08-24

Climber: Sascha Grabow

Others in Party:One-Day Solo-Climb
Date:Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Start at Home
Peak:Zugspitze
    Location:Germany/Austria
    Elevation:9718 ft / 2962 m

Ascent Trip Report

up via the difficult Höllentalklamm direct route. the only one without rope, harness, crampons or gloves. started 4 am, reached summit before noon, the descent via Rheintal is an extremely long one-day hike reaching first Garmisch and finally, via the road at 9 pm back to Grainau.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7231 ft / 2204 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Rock Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7231 ft / 2204 m
    Route:via Höllentalklamm
    Start Trailhead:Grainau  2487 ft / 758 m
    Time:7 Hours 56 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:15.5 mi / 25 km
    Route:via Rheintal and Garmisch
    End Trailhead:Grainau  
    Time:8 Hours 55 Minutes



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