Ascent of Pico Duarte on 2002-07-27

Climber: John Anholm

Date:Saturday, July 27, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pico Duarte
    Location:Dominican Republic
    Elevation:10164 ft / 3097 m

Ascent Trip Report

7-26-2002 - hired guide (mistake), didn't speak English
camped at camp on mountain, guide tried to cook supper
7/27/2002 - started climb to top before sunrise
got to summit in dark. Guide wanted to immediately descend.
I refused. (I had done that on Kilimanjaro and wanted to actually see the summit.)
We took pictures and then descended.
After I paid guide I saw sign at ranger station stating that guide should not be paid more than a considerably smaller amount.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads

This page has been served 905 times since 2005-01-15.

Copyright © 1987-2022 by All Rights Reserved. Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page Terms of Service