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Ascent of Sherpa Peak on 2018-08-10

Climber: Fred Newman

Date:Friday, August 10, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sherpa Peak
    Location:USA-Washington
    Elevation:8605 ft / 2622 m

Ascent Trip Report

From base camp at 5600' between Sherpa and Argonaut. 3 simul pitches, 5 belayed pitches. Descent via 2 raps and gully scramble, then multiple gully traversing between 7700' and 8000' to Sherpa Pass.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5450 ft / 1660 m
    Total Elevation Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Grade/Class:5.8
    Route Conditions:
Rock Climb
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5200 ft / 1584 m
    Route:N Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Lake Stuart TH  3405 ft / 1037 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:250 ft / 76 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 18604 ft / 5669 m; Extra: 250 ft / 76m
    Gain on way out:250 ft / 76 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Plan B (3 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sherpa Peak2018-08-105450 ft / 1661 m
2Argonaut Peak2018-08-112850 ft / 869 m
3Colchuck Peak2018-08-111000 ft / 305 m
4Dragontail Peak2018-08-121000 ft / 305 m
Total Trip Gain: 10300 ft / 3140 m    Total Trip Loss: 450 ft / 137 m



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