Left parking lot on Sat Aug 16, 7:30AM; Climbed the North Face and reached Emperor Ridge by 3:30AM (waited on a

gargoyle for the dawn in a storm)

Reached the summit after 24hrs (7:30AM on Sunday);

Back by the South Face route; reached the parking lot by 6:30PM.

-John Ionescu


WG Note: this is a pretty damn cool accomplishment, been eyed by many, tried by a few, but John succeeded..

WG Sept. 9th 03 note: John died climbing in the Ghost late summer of '03. Please click here for a photo of him in action and a brief note.