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Ascent of Schell Creek Peak 3595 on 2016-07-23

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Amber Cavazos
Kevin Humes
Susan Murphy
Richard Hensley
Al Sandorff
Rich Stephens
Correy Torres
Victor Torres
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 23, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Schell Creek Peak 3595
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11795 ft / 3595 m

Ascent Trip Report

The south slope of this peak was the worst terrain of the traverse- bowling ball sized unstable rocks dominated the route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:739 ft / 225 m
    Total Elevation Loss:608 ft / 185 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:689 ft / 210 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:North rdige
    Start Trailhead:North Saddle @ 3385m  11106 ft / 3385 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:608 ft / 185 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 558 ft / 170 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:South ridge
    End Trailhead:South Saddle @ 3435  11237 ft / 3425 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2016 Schell Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1North Schell Peak2016-07-23 a2844 ft / 867 m
2Schell Creek Peak 35952016-07-23 b739 ft / 225 m
3Schell Creek Peak 35192016-07-23 c275 ft / 84 m
4Taft Peak2016-07-23 d601 ft / 183 m
5South Schell Peak2016-07-23 e450 ft / 137 m
Total Trip Gain: 4909 ft / 1496 m    Total Trip Loss: 5156 ft / 1571 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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