Ascent of Pico Duarte on 2002-07-27
|Date:||Saturday, July 27, 2002|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||Dominican Republic|
| Elevation:||10164 ft / 3097 m|
Ascent Trip Report7-26-2002 - 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|
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