Ascent of Volcán Pichincha-Rucu on 2013-06-26
|Others in Party:||Jimmy Annet|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 26, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Taxicab|
| Elevation:||15354 ft / 4679 m|
Ascent Trip ReportJimmy and I left around 5:15am from Diaz de la Madrid con Mariscal Sucre. We followed the route I describe in a previous ascent.
From the ridge at 4100m, we had a fantastic panorama in the rising sun, and could spot most summits around: Cotacachi, Imbaburra, Cayambe, Antisana, Sincholagua, Pasochoa, Cotopaxi, Rumiñahui, Chimborazo, Corrazon, Illiniza Sur and Norte. We reached the summit at around 10:45am.
On the way back, we met the first climbers, coming in from the cable car. We arrived back at the teleferico at 12:30pm.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||5561 ft / 1694 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||2326 ft / 708 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||8.9 mi / 14.3 km|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
clear morning, clouds started rolling in around 9:30am
| Gain on way in:||5561 ft / 1694 m|
| Distance:||5.8 mi / 9.3 km|
| Start Trailhead:||S0 11.037 W78 30.577 9793 ft / 2984 m|
| Time:||5 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||2326 ft / 708 m|
| Distance:||3.1 mi / 5 km|
| End Trailhead:||S0 11.203 W78 32.233 13028 ft / 3970 m|
| Time:||2 Hours 0 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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