Peakbagger.com

Ascent of Volcán Acatenango on 2009-04-29

Climber: Jeff Malik

Others in Party:SAS Spring 09
Acatenango Group A
Date:Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volcán Acatenango
    Location:Guatemala
    Elevation:13041 ft / 3974 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got 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
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Volcán Acatenango in Guatemala from the nearby saddle, looking at the higher peak (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
Click here for larger-size photo.
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
Perfect



Other Photos

Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Volcán Fuego, Guatemala, from the summit of Acatenango (2009-04-29). Photo by Jeff Malik.
Click here for larger-size photo.



This page has been served 1454 times since 2005-01-15.




Copyright © 1987-2020 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service