Ascent of Mount Cook on 2017-10-09

Climber: Seán Caulfield

Date:Monday, October 9, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Cook
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:8780 ft / 2676 m

Ascent Trip Report

Scramble up from camp near Wedgemount Hut. I went directly up a gully with loose rocks from the "bench". This was quicker than following the cairns around to the left. Downclimb on the "notch" before the summit was icy & a little exposed, but not too difficult. Amazing views.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2527 ft / 770 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Scramble from Wedgemount Hut
    Trailhead:Wedgemount Hut  6253 ft / 1905 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 42 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Seán Caulfield
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