Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 1971-01-15

Climber: Tony Watkin

Others in Party:Scot Macbeth
Date:Friday, January 15, 1971
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Elevation:18491 ft / 5636 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3200 ft / 975 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4491 ft / 1368 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Tent Camp
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3200 ft / 975 m
    Route:North Glacier
    Start Trailhead:Snow Camp  15291 ft / 4660 m
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4491 ft / 1368 m
    Route:North Glacier
    End Trailhead:Hut  14000 ft / 4267 m
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes

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