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Ascent to Mount Waddington-Crux of Angel Glacier on 2012-08-09

Climber: John Considine

Others in Party:Margo Downey
Jim Legh
Brian Jones
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Waddington - Crux of Angel Glacier
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:11500 ft / 3505 m
    Remaining Elevation:1686 ft / 514 m (100% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Reasonable conditions on the NW ridge. Excellent weather on the summit day. Couldn't drop down on to the Angel Glacier because of lack of snow and bridge. Also, too much potential rock fall for a repell.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:6 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear



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