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Ascent of Volcán Pichincha-Rucu on 2016-12-12

Climber: Harvest Mondello

Date:Monday, December 12, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Volcán Pichincha-Rucu
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:15354 ft / 4679 m

Ascent Trip Report

Cumbre Rucu Pitchincha. NW Ridge from the Teleferico. Return via North Ridge. F / Class 3. 3,351 elevation gain, 6.5 miles RT. Party of 2 (Zane Stryker Coleman). Amazing views of jungle & Qito. Hawk at 14.5k.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3351 ft / 1021 m
    Grade/Class:F / Class 3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3351 ft / 1021 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:NW Ridge
    Start Trailhead:12003 ft / 3658 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:North Ridge
Ascent Part of Trip: Ecuador Dec. '16 (17 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Volcán Pichincha-Rucu2016-12-123351 ft / 1021 m
2(Attempt) Pasochoa2016-12-134200 ft / 1280 m
3El Corazon2016-12-163396 ft / 1035 m
4(Attempt) Volcán Cotopaxi2016-12-19 
5Volcán Iliniza2016-12-214403 ft / 1342 m
6Volcán Cayambe2016-12-233746 ft / 1142 m
7Volcán Antisana2016-12-263828 ft / 1167 m
8Volcán Chimborazo2016-12-284611 ft / 1405 m
Total Trip Gain: 27535 ft / 8392 m



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