Ascent of Rysy on 2011-06-25

Climber: Graeme Rankine

Date:Saturday, June 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Elevation:7382 ft / 2250 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got to the mountain hut just below the peak in a snow blizzard. Had a cup of coffee in the hut hoping the snow would stop. But it was worse on leaving the hut so decided not to go the last 250 meters. As my son, Andrew, and I looked back we could see the storm got much worse.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3117 ft / 950 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Windy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3117 ft / 950 m
    Distance:14.3 mi / 23 km
    Start Trailhead:4265 ft / 1299 m
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics

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