Ascent of Kay Benchmark on 2019-02-18

Climber: Jim Wick

Others in Party:Larry Edmonds
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, February 18, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Kay Benchmark
    Elevation:3587 ft / 1093 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fourth stop of the traverse from Cherry Canyon to Hellhole Canyon Trail head. It stopped snowing and we mistakenly climbed another summit pile of rocks along the way adding to the time/effort/gain/loss. I nicknamed the other top..."Not o-KAY" ;) Stats are from Siren with all stops. Found the benchmark and both reference markers. Signed the register; needs a new can.

Total stats of the trip 10.6 miles; ~2300' gain & 6000' loss.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:94 ft / 28 m
    Total Elevation Loss:853 ft / 259 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:94 ft / 28 m
    Loss on way in:853 ft / 259 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Start Trailhead:Siren  4346 ft / 1324 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2019 Goat Siren Kay Ode

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Goat Benchmark2019-02-181100 ft / 335 m
2(Attempt) San Ysidro Mountain-East Peak2019-02-18595 ft / 181 m
3(Attempt) Sirens Peak2019-02-18467 ft / 142 m
4Kay Benchmark2019-02-1894 ft / 29 m
5Ode Benchmark2019-02-1866 ft / 20 m
Total Trip Gain: 2322 ft / 707 m    Total Trip Loss: 5960 ft / 1818 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jim Wick
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