Ascent of North Palisade on 1970-09-06

Climber: Tony Watkin

Others in Party:Bruce McCubbrey
Date:Sunday, September 6, 1970
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Palisade
    Elevation:14242 ft / 4340 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2500 ft / 762 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2500 ft / 762 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Grade/Class:IV, YDS 5.5
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp, Bivouac
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2500 ft / 762 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:Clyde Couloir & No. Face
    Start Trailhead:11742 ft / 3578 m
    Time:11 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2500 ft / 762 m
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route:U Notch
    End Trailhead:11742 ft / 3578 m
    Time:18 Hours 

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