Ishinca Climber's Log

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Gertiño - Jun 3, 2004 9:11 pm

Route Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 1 June 2004  Sucess!

Leaving the Base Camp at 4.350 meters at 3.45 in the morning, we reached the summit around 10 o'clock.

Luckily we had the mountain to ourselves on this beautiful sunny day (incredible views on a.o. Toclaraju).

Easy climb but not to be underestimated if not sufficiently acclimatised (which was the case). Many thanks to Roger for helping me reach the summit.

Tom Fralich

Tom Fralich - Jul 4, 2003 2:23 pm

Route Climbed: SW Ridge Date Climbed: July 2, 2003  Sucess!

Climbed to the summit in 3.5 hrs from the very nice hut at 5000m. Staying at the hut made for a nice, easy day and allowed for some good acclimatization. Lots of clouds rolled in from the south soon after I reached the ridge, so views weren´t that great. Overall, a very easy climb with a nice steep section to reach the summit (10m, 60 degrees). My partner Tony Lombardo also reached the summit.


TodoVertical - Dec 4, 2002 1:50 pm

Route Climbed: Normal to the SW Arete Date Climbed: Aug. 12th 1998  Sucess!

Felipe and I enjoyed the climb very much. And luckly we were the only ones in the mountain that day.

BicRungee - Jul 10, 2002 2:58 pm

Route Climbed: Normal (West Ridge?) Date Climbed: June, 2002  Sucess!

Climbed with Micah Lambeth next day after Urus Este. Similar weather - foggy valley floor then ascended into sunshine. Took route name too seriously and got off-route, heading straight up to col, traversing east ridge on other side, then crossing over top and connecting with normal route before final ascent to summit. Small bergschrund just before summit but not difficult. Like Urus, nicely defined summit. Descended via normal route.

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