Ascent of Sherpa Peak on 2012-08-31

Climber: Chad Painter

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 31, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sherpa Peak
    Elevation:8605 ft / 2622 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3169 ft / 965 m
    Total Elevation Loss:6099 ft / 1858 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    Grade/Class:Low 5th
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Rope, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1474 ft / 449 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1425 ft / 434 m; Extra: 49 ft / 14m
    Loss on way in:49 ft / 14 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:South (off) route)
    Start Trailhead:Sherpa couloir  7180 ft / 2188 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:6050 ft / 1844 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4355 ft / 1327 m; Extra: 1695 ft / 516m
    Gain on way out:1695 ft / 516 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route:Sherpa/Variation 1 couloirs
    End Trailhead:Ingalls/Longs TH  4250 ft / 1295 m
    Time:6 Hours 35 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Stuart Slam (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Stuart-False Summit2012-08-31 a30 ft / 9 m
2Mount Stuart2012-08-31 b6705 ft / 2044 m
3Sherpa Peak2012-08-31 c3169 ft / 966 m
Total Trip Gain: 9904 ft / 3019 m    Total Trip Loss: 9874 ft / 3010 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Chad Painter
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