Ascent of Volcán Acatenango on 2009-04-29
|Others in Party:||SAS Spring 09|
Acatenango Group A
|Date:||Wednesday, April 29, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||13041 ft / 3974 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGot a "chicken bus" to roughly 7000 ft. Hiked to base camp at 10,000. Stayed one night. Awoke at 4 to attempt the summit. Had perfect weather, made it to summit it less time than expected. Perfect views. Hiked back to 7000 ft. that day and bus out
Volcán Acatenango in Guatemala from the nearby saddle, looking at the higher peak (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||6041 ft / 1841 m|
| Trailhead:||7000 ft / 2133 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Guide, Porters, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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