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Ascent of Volcán Villarrica on 2016-09-05

Climber: James Hall

Date:Monday, September 5, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Volcán Villarrica
    Location:Chile
    Elevation:7874 ft / 2399 m

Ascent Trip Report

Turned back due to excessive blue ice on exposed ridge. There was a death of and independent climber at the spot we turned back minutes after and one of our guides went to help as three climbers in total fell.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7874 ft / 2399 m
    Grade/Class:PD+
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:7874 ft / 2399 m
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics



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