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Ascent of Schell Creek Peak 3519 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 3519
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11545 ft / 3518 m

Ascent Trip Report

The bad terrain (bowling ball sized unstable rocks) that started on the descent of Schell Creek Peak 3595 continued up and over this peak (with occasional breaks) until somewhere near the saddle before Taft Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:275 ft / 83 m
    Total Elevation Loss:390 ft / 118 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 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:275 ft / 83 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:North ridge
    Start Trailhead:North Saddle @ 3435  11270 ft / 3435 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:390 ft / 118 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:South ridge
    End Trailhead:South Saddle @ 3400  11155 ft / 3400 m
    Time: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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