Ascent of George H Hansen Peak on 2017-05-13

Climber: Darren Knezek

Others in Party:Jennifer Knezek
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 13, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:George H Hansen Peak
    Elevation:8523 ft / 2597 m

Ascent Trip Report

Left Parking area at 5100 feet. Went to the north and climbed a drainage that eventually led to 6559 (Small Fish). Dropped down west into drainage and then followed that up to the summit using the path that almost all others use from this side of the peak.
Lot's of fun route finding and obstacles to climb over.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4028 ft / 1226 m
    Elevation Loss:4028 ft / 1226 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.7 km
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3943 ft / 1201 m
    Extra Loss:580 ft / 176 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 6 km
    Route:North Small Fish Drainage
    Trailhead:5160 ft / 1572 m
    Time Up:6 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3448 ft / 1050 m
    Extra Gain:85 ft / 25 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Trailhead:5160 ft / 1572 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 

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