Ascent of Mulhacén on 2008-03-24

Climber: Patrick Folan

Others in Party:Mike




Date:Monday, March 24, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:11414 ft / 3478 m

Ascent Trip Report

Sunday March 23rd - Hiked into Refugio Poqueira, at 2500M. Started from Central Electica de Poqueira at 1500M. Took about 3 1\2 hours. Guided by Mike from Spanish Highs Climbing. Snowing when we got there, group unable to summit today due to blizzard conditions

Monday March 24th - Started out from Refugio Poqueira at 6:30 am, summited about 10:30, back to the Central Electica de Poqueira at 3:30. Sunny at top and great views from there, could see Africa!!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6493 ft / 1979 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Guide, Hut Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6493 ft / 1979 m
    Start Trailhead:Central Electica de Poqueira   4921 ft / 1499 m
    Time:13 Hours 
Descent Statistics

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