Portal Peak


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,911
Summit Elevation (ft): 
9,550
Elevation Gain (m): 
1200
Round Trip Time: 
10.00
Total Distance (km): 
19.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 4 : you fall, you are almost dead
Difficulty Notes: 

Difficult, remote and very loose scrambling with lots of route finding and very little in the way of trails or cairns.

Map

Trip Report

I decided to take advantage of a good weather forecast and a day off work on Friday, August 1 2014 to attempt one of my last remaining peaks along the Wapta Icefield - Portal Peak.

 


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