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Ascent of Volcán Pichincha-Rucu on 2012-06-25

Climber: Rob Anthony

Others in Party:Jake Anderson
Aaron Curtis
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, June 25, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Tram
Peak:Volcán Pichincha-Rucu
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:15354 ft / 4679 m

Ascent Trip Report

Took the TelefériQo to the crest and then hiked the rest of the way to the summit. Snow on the ground an no other parties once off the trail. Somewhat scrambly summit with moderately difficult route finding due to the snow.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2411 ft / 734 m
    Route:Standard Route
    Trailhead:Tram station on crest  12943 ft / 3945 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds



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