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Ascent of Mount Logan on 2015-05-16

Climber: Eric Gilbertson

Date:Saturday, May 16, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Logan
    Location:Canada-Yukon Territory
    Elevation:19541 ft / 5956 m

Ascent Trip Report

Schedule:
Day 0: Sat May 2: Fly to Whitehorse, Yukon, buy and repackage a bunch of food, stay in cheap hotel.
Day 1: Wait for late luggage to arrive at Whitehorse, shuttle to Kluane Lake Icefields Discovery landing strip, wait for other group ahead to be flown in (only one 2-seater plane). Sleep in hangar overnight.
Day 2: Flight onto glacier, camp at 9,300’.
Day 3: Move camp to 10,900’, drop cache at 12,100’.
Day 4: Move camp to King Col (13,500’), retrieving cache on way.
Day 5: Storm, rest at camp.
Day 6: Storm, rest at camp.
Day 7: Storm, rest at camp.
Day 8: Short breakup of storm, drop cache at 14,500’.
Day 9: Storm resumes, rest at camp.
Day 10: Move camp to Football Field, 16,000’.
Day 11: Pick up cache from 14,500’.
Day 12: Move camp with 4-days of food/fuel to Windy Camp 17,200’.
Day 13: Move to Plateau Camp 16,600’.
Day 14: Saturday May 16: Summit day, return to Plateau Camp.
Day 15: Hike/sled all the way back to base camp.
Day 16: 8am flight back to Kluane Lake, repack and redeploy on 9-day packrafting trip down Jarvis/Kaskawulsh/Alsek rivers with extra time.

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