Ascent to Liberty Cap-base of Liberty Cap on 1994-05-21

Climber: Robert Garneau

Others in Party:Rich Durnan
Sue Garneau
Andy Richmond
Date:Saturday, May 21, 1994
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Liberty Cap - base of Liberty Cap
    Elevation:13800 ft / 4206 m
    Remaining Elevation:312 ft / 95 m (3% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

A lot of step kicking and some postholing. Decided to turn back when member of another group became uncomfortable with exposure. We aided in his descent.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:11500 ft / 3505 m
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope
    Nights Spent:4 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:11500 ft / 3505 m
    Route:Carbon Glacier to Liberty Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Ipsut Creek Campground  2300 ft / 701 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Liberty Ridge
    End Trailhead:Just below Liberty Cap  13800 ft / 4206 m

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