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Ascent of Grand Teton on 2015-09-13

Climber: Alex Lennon

Date:Sunday, September 13, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grand Teton
    Location:USA-Wyoming
    Elevation:13770 ft / 4197 m

Ascent Trip Report

A great round 2 on the Grand with Kevin, Evan and Paul. Petzoldt Ridge is a total classic and was probably my first grade III climb. Was a little burned out by the time we got to Upper Exum, which fortunately was cruiser. highlights were of course the views of Middle on the way up, watching climbers across the way on Lower Exum, navigating the Window and subsequent ledge traverse, and the tower rappel. Rock quality on this route is some of the best in the Tetons. A great alpine adventure. We even got snow flurries on the summit!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7008 ft / 2136 m
    Grade/Class:III 5.7
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7008 ft / 2136 m
    Route:Direct Petzoldt Ridge
    Start Trailhead:6762 ft / 2061 m
Descent Statistics



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