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Ascent of Matterhorn on 1992-09-16

Climber: Mick Stanic

Date:Wednesday, September 16, 1992
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Matterhorn
    Location:Italy/Switzerland
    Elevation:9843 ft / 3000 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed the main route up from Zermatt to Schwarzsee and then part way up the snowy track to Hörnli-hütte where heavy snow and ice started to make going on to difficult without crampons.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4594 ft / 1400 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4594 ft / 1400 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4594 ft / 1400 m
    Distance:8.6 mi / 13.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Zermatt  5249 ft / 1599 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4594 ft / 1400 m
    End Trailhead:Zermatt  5249 ft / 1599 m



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