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Ascent of Mount Irish on 2011-11-12

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Anji Cerney
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 12, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Mount Irish
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8743 ft / 2664 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a pretty easy hike, with a bit of challenge caused by a dusting of snow that made some slopes a little more slippery (fortunately it wasn't ice). The route was mostly class 1-2 with a few places where a class 3 move was needed. The road was in good condition and a standard passenger car could probably have made it close if not all the way to the pass.

Between the snow, and somewhat threatening weather, we turned around at the summit. If conditions were better, a traverse over to Sanderson Mountain to the north would have been nice.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1603 ft / 488 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:South ridge
    Trailhead:Logan Pass  7240 ft / 2206 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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