Ascent of Piz Bernina on 2009-08-29

Climber: Gregory Teicher

Date:Saturday, August 29, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Piz Bernina
    Elevation:13284 ft / 4048 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7464 ft / 2275 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3530 ft / 1075 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7464 ft / 2275 m
    Route:Biancograt via Tschierva hut
    Start Trailhead:Pontresina (train station)  5820 ft / 1773 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3530 ft / 1075 m
    End Trailhead:Rif. Marco e Rosa  9754 ft / 2973 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Piz Bernina - Piz Palü (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Piz Bernina2009-08-297464 ft / 2275 m
2Piz Palü2009-08-301405 ft / 428 m
Total Trip Gain: 8869 ft / 2703 m    Total Trip Loss: 6982 ft / 2128 m

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