Ascent of Cerro Macón on 2011-12-25
|Others in Party:||My dad|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, December 25, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||18176 ft / 5540 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLast summit in our trip in the North-West of Argentina. We slept in a mining town in the middle of nowhere, Tolar Grande. We reach the trail head by car. The trail is decent, slightly rocky at the end.
There was soft snow penitents on the top.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||4889 ft / 1490 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||7.5 mi / 12 km|
| Route:||W ridge|
| Trailhead:||13287 ft / 4049 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
| Time:||7 Hours |
| Time:||3 Hours |
|Ascent Part of Trip: South America 2 (28 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 4889 ft / 1490 m Total Trip Loss: 4889 ft / 1490 m
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