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Ascent to Volcán Cayambe-Flat false summit before the crevasses section on 2017-07-30

Climber: Mathieu Grenier

Date:Sunday, July 30, 2017
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Volcán Cayambe - Flat false summit before the crevasses section
    Location:Ecuador
    Elevation:18045 ft / 5500 m
    Remaining Elevation:951 ft / 289 m (5% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Too windy on the summit, our guide (David) says we have to turn back to the refugio. We were at the elevation 5500m. Only 2 hours from the summit and we have climbed for 5h30 to reach this point.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:18045 ft / 5500 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Guide
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:18045 ft / 5500 m
    Start Trailhead:0 ft / 0 m
Descent Statistics



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