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Ascent of Schell Creek Peak 3595 on 2012-07-28

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
Melinda Hernandez
Collin Kamholz
Austin Hubbuch
Kelly C
Joseph K
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Schell Creek Peak 3595
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11795 ft / 3595 m

Ascent Trip Report

This one was a little more of a bump, but still really just an easy walkup. It has a summit register calling it "Middle Schell Peak". The final push to North Schell is a good one, with fabulous views from the summit. Hiking down this peak required a little Class 2 light scrambling as well.

-See the rest of the trip reports for the continuation of this outing.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:582 ft / 178 m
    Elevation Loss:732 ft / 223 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 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
Clear day
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:582 ft / 178 m
    Extra Loss:69 ft / 21 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:South Ridge
    Trailhead:Saddle w/ Schell 3519  11282 ft / 3438 m
    Time Up:48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:663 ft / 202 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1.1 km
    Route:North Ridge
    Trailhead:Saddle w/North Schell  11132 ft / 3393 m
    Time Down:21 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Schell Traverse (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1South Schell Peak2012-07-28 a
2Taft Peak2012-07-28 b
3Schell Creek Peak 35192012-07-28 c
4Schell Creek Peak 35952012-07-28 d
5North Schell Peak2012-07-28 e
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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