Ascent of Capitol Peak on 2015-08-20

Climber: Nick Logel

Others in Party:Ben Kullman
Brian Ziglur
Date:Thursday, August 20, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Capitol Peak
    Elevation:14130 ft / 4306 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed the ridge proper from K2 all the way to the summit of Capitol. Amazing scrambling along the length of the route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:630 ft / 192 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4680 ft / 1426 m
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Hazy but beautiful
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:630 ft / 192 m
    Route:NE Ridge Direct
    Start Trailhead:K2 Summit  13500 ft / 4114 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4680 ft / 1426 m
    End Trailhead:Captitol Ditch TH  9450 ft / 2880 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Capitol Peak (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1K22015-08-204214 ft / 1284 m
2Capitol Peak2015-08-20630 ft / 192 m
Total Trip Gain: 4844 ft / 1476 m    Total Trip Loss: 4680 ft / 1426 m

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