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Ascent of Peak 5294 in 1993-10

Climber: Ben Still

Date:October, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 5294
    Location:USA-Alaska
    Elevation:5294 ft / 1613 m

Ascent Trip Report

Came up and over the top of Goat Mountain, camped in the saddle and we were really trying to take the ridgeline all the way to the top of Mount Ernest Gruening, but we quickly realized this would not happen and the top of Point 5294 was our high point for the trip. Amazingly beautiful fall weather! This was my introduction to lead climbing as none of us had lead anything before and Isort of knew how to place the gear. With Mike Miller and Kathy Still
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5994 ft / 1826 m
    Total Elevation Loss:5994 ft / 1826 m
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5994 ft / 1826 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5294 ft / 1613 m; Extra: 700 ft / 213m
    Loss on way in:700 ft / 213 m
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:5294 ft / 1613 m
    End Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m



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