Ascent of Pico de Orizaba on 1991-12-29

Climber: Richard Carey

Date:Sunday, December 29, 1991
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pico de Orizaba
    Elevation:18491 ft / 5636 m
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Gail and Richard at the summit (1991-12-29). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4841 ft / 1475 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4841 ft / 1475 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.1 mi / 11.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4841 ft / 1475 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Sotuh slope
    Start Trailhead:South side  13650 ft / 4160 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4841 ft / 1475 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    End Trailhead:13650 ft / 4160 m

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