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Ascent of Volcán Pichincha-Rucu on 2011-04-08

Climber: Arne Schussler

Others in Party:Kelly Schussler
Date:Friday, April 8, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Tram
Peak:Volcán Pichincha-Rucu
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:14990 ft / 4568 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took cab from Kelly's place with Shauna(wife)to TeleferiQo then Kelly and I headed up @1030 much like nearly 2 years ago. Got to the traverse over to the scree slope and weather turned ugly. A single main trail very hard to find. Headed up along north side the slope and after the 4th hail shower of progressively larger stones (hurt) we turned back.At lift to meet Shauna at 1420 just as the clouds and rain came.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1590 ft / 484 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1590 ft / 484 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Start Trailhead:13400 ft / 4084 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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