Ascent of Arquaziye Camp Hill on 2019-02-26
|Others in Party:||Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
|Date:||Tuesday, February 26, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Arquaziye Camp Hill|
| Elevation:||12221 ft / 3724 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA valley and hillside walk from Ambwika to the Arkwasiye pass where we camp on its SE side. 8.8 miles, 1050m of ascent, 6hrs 15mins.
Summit :- N13.29383deg.,E038.23721deg. 3721m Grassy summit.
Col :- N13.29115deg.,E038.23594deg. 3687m
A short stroll from the camp site up grassy slope dotted with Giant Lobelia. Thought we'd escaped our armed scout but we're spotted and he comes to join us. Very fine views W of peaks and cliffs forming the steep sides of the high plateau.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3753 ft / 1143 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1772 ft / 540 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||10.2 mi / 16.4 km|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Guide, Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Gain on way in:||3753 ft / 1143 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 1981 ft / 603 m; Extra: 1772 ft / 540m|
| Loss on way in:||1772 ft / 540 m|
| Distance:||9.1 mi / 14.6 km|
| Route:||Grassy N slope from Arkwasiye camp|
| Start Trailhead:||Ambikwa camp 10240 ft / 3121 m|
| Distance:||1.1 mi / 1.8 km|
| Route:||N ridge / Arkwasiye Pass|
| End Trailhead:||Arkwasiye Pass camp |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Simien Mountains (6 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 19390 ft / 5910 m Total Trip Loss: 18964 ft / 5780 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Richard Mclellan
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