Ascent of Sheep Peak on 2012-06-17
|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|
| Elevation:||9750 ft / 2971 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHot 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.
| Time Up:||4 Hours 12 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours 1 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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