Ascent of Silver Peak on 2010-08-21
|Others in Party:||Dave Sendek|
|Date:||Saturday, August 21, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||8930 ft / 2721 m|
Ascent Trip ReportIf Dave hadnt mentioned it, I would have gone right by on way to McConnell. Accessed from ridge with Red Peak. This peak looked more like a bump on the ridge between Red and McConnell peaks. Register dates back to late 80s and includes entries by Pete Yamagata and other well known hikers. Summit is quick 5 minutes straight up from start of descent to lake on east side of col with McConnell Peak. Lake isnt shown on maps, but appears permanent.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||230 ft / 70 m|
| Distance:||0 mi / 0 km|
| Route:||east face|
| Trailhead:||col with Red Peak 8700 ft / 2651 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Clear|
Occasional brief rain or corn snow shower
| Time Up:||5 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: N Crystal Range Traverse (0 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
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