Ascent of Mulhacén on 2012-10-20

Climber: Mark McAllister

Date:Saturday, October 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:11414 ft / 3478 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 1 - We ascended in low cloud and rain to Refugio Poqueira (2500m) via the Barranco de Poqueira (900m ascent). Stayed the night at the hut.
Day 2 - Another day of rain and snow we headed up the Rio Mulhacen to the Col del Ciervo and the west flank to the summit. 1000m ascent and 4 hours from hut to summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6234 ft / 1900 m
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Extremely Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:6234 ft / 1900 m
    Start Trailhead:5180 ft / 1578 m
Descent Statistics

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