Ascent of Mount Taranaki on 2020-01-27

Climber: Thomas Garbellini

Others in Party:Orienteers
Date:Monday, January 27, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Taranaki
    Location:New Zealand
    Elevation:8261 ft / 2517 m

Ascent Trip Report

After 3 days of racing, this is the last thing my legs needed. Not only that, my shoes had zero grip! I am so proud to have made it to the top of the Lonely Mountain!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5161 ft / 1573 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, White-out
Couldn't see much until the very top... then it became a sea of clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5161 ft / 1573 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.5 km
    Route:Summit Track
    Start Trailhead:Egmont National Park Visitor Centre  3100 ft / 944 m
    Time:2 Hours 11 Minutes
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Thomas Garbellini
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