Ascent of Volcán Tajumulco on 2011-01-24

Climber: David Howells

Others in Party:Neus Folch
Date:Monday, January 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volcán Tajumulco
    Elevation:13845 ft / 4219 m

Ascent Trip Report

A great two day hike up Tajumulco with Maria using Quetzal Trekkers working out of Quetzaltenango. A long day hike up to a base camp and then a two hour morning ascent the next day to the summit. Great weather and a very pleasant route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3799 ft / 1157 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Guide, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Typical sunny day.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3799 ft / 1157 m
    Distance:7.8 mi / 12.5 km
    Start Trailhead:10046 ft / 3062 m
    Time:2 Days 
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Howells
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