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Ascent of Shaw Mountain on 2020-05-16

Climber: Rachael Renk

Others in Party:Ruth
Date:Saturday, May 16, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Shaw Mountain
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:5904 ft / 1799 m

Ascent Trip Report

We hiked Lucky Peak/Shaw Mountain by way of the Adelmann Mine trail, including a short detour to pop over to the mine before continuing up to the peak. This approach is a more scenic "trail" and included beautiful wildflowers and tree cover. Once in the evergreen part of the tree cover there are several forks. The first big one includes a two-track trail to the right and a single-track to the left. I went to the left, ran into another fork, and lost the trail a couple of times very briefly over an open hill/meadow. After meeting my hiking mate at the top, we both took the two-track trail on the back way down. I think this is the most direct approach.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2401 ft / 731 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.8 mi / 14.1 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2401 ft / 731 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Adelmann Mine
    Start Trailhead:3503 ft / 1067 m
    Time:1 Hours 57 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.9 km
    Route:Adelmann Mine
    Time:1 Hours 55 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rachael Renk
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