Ascent of Sheep Peak on 2012-06-17

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Collin Kamholz
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, June 17, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Sheep Peak
    Elevation:9750 ft / 2971 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hot day! Went from west side up Wagon Canyon. Wagon Canyon Road ended about 0.9 miles before my planned trailhead, even though it shows on the map (Garmin) - looks as though the last part was blocked off by the DNWR. Very brief and mild Class 3 in one spot. Wagon Spring had water, but it was pretty manky. In places, the canyon is very scenic, with towering rock formations on either side. Tired calves made this one tougher than it should have been for me. It took a solid 50 minutes of driving to reach our trailhead from Ann Rd/US95. Collin's Subaru was up to the task, but a normal passenger car or wagon probably wouldn't do well.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4425 ft / 1348 m
    Extra Gain:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:11.3 mi / 18.2 km
    Route:Wash in Wagon Canyon
    Trailhead:End of jeep road.  5485 ft / 1671 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Clear and very warm.
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 12 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 1 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by BMS 914
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