Ascent of Mount Pennell on 2017-06-17

Climber: Ryder Irvine

Date:Saturday, June 17, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Pennell
    Elevation:11408 ft / 3477 m

Ascent Trip Report

I was able to drive up to the saddle/microwave tower. The drive took several hours, as I cleared 15-20 large trees from the road. A good 4x4 vehicle is needed to be able to drive to the tower or ATV.
Great views from the top, but bugs were in full force.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:682 ft / 207 m
    Extra Gain:22 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:SW Ridge
    Trailhead:Radio Tower  10770 ft / 3282 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:30 Minutes

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