Ascent of Volcán Irazú on 2017-01-12

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Alan Bernier
Date:Thursday, January 12, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Car
Peak:Volcán Irazú
    Location:Costa Rica
    Elevation:11260 ft / 3432 m

Ascent Trip Report

Revisit with Alan, drove all the way, 1 awkward pothole. Gate open, walk right into garden, up steps to viewpoint structure. Sea of cloud below. Cold wind.

Volcan Turrialba emitting trail of thick brown smoke but summit visible.

Down to lower parking lot to see the craters.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:6 ft / 1 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.1 km
    Trailhead:11254 ft / 3430 m
    Grade/Class:YDS 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes

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