Ascent of Shields Peak on 2019-09-13

Climber: Keith Winston

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 13, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shields Peak
    Elevation:10680 ft / 3255 m

Ascent Trip Report

Alto Diablo, Shields, and Anderson via Forsee Creek. Beautiful area. Shields was by far the most fun with an easy scramble and great 360 views. Stats include all peaks plus an unplanned diversion to Jackstraw Campground that added a half mile.
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Scrambling up to Shields (2019-09-13). Photo by Keith Winston.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4980 ft / 1517 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16 mi / 25.8 km
    Trailhead:Forsee Creek  5700 ft / 1737 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Shields

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Alto Diablo2019-09-13 
2Shields Peak2019-09-134980 ft / 1518 m
3Anderson Peak2019-09-13 
Total Trip Gain: 4980 ft / 1518 m    Total Trip Loss: 4980 ft / 1518 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Keith Winston
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