Ascent of Taft Peak on 2012-07-28
|Others in Party:||Anji Cerney|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, July 28, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11706 ft / 3567 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom South Schell, the hike is a rolling ridge walk on broken terrain, with some minor Class 2 hiking to the next peak. Next up was Taft Peak, a relatively minor summit but having the distinction of actually being named. Just a simple walk up a small slope.
-See the rest of the trip reports for the continuation of this outing.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||484 ft / 147 m|
| Elevation Loss:||601 ft / 182 m|
| Distance:||1.5 mi / 2.4 km|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Elevation Gain:||474 ft / 144 m|
| Extra Loss:||93 ft / 28 m|
| Distance:||0.9 mi / 1.5 km|
| Route:||Southwest Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Saddle w/South Schell 11325 ft / 3451 m|
| Time Up:||32 Minutes|
| Elevation Loss:||508 ft / 154 m|
| Extra Gain:||10 ft / 3 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route:||Northeast Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Saddle w/Schell 3519 11208 ft / 3416 m|
| Time Down:||46 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Schell Traverse (1 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
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