Ascent of Mount Ellen-South Summit on 2012-08-19
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, August 19, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Mount Ellen-South Summit|
| Elevation:||11419 ft / 3480 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAfter doing Mount Ellen, I felt I needed more, so I went south of the trailhead, and found a use trail going most of the way to the south summit of Mount Ellen, where there was a communications station with some solar panels. Despite that, it had a great view.
Note that the road to Bull Creek Pass requires high clearance. Beyond that, be careful for sharp rocks. Despite knowing that, I still managed to get a flat.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||934 ft / 285 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Route:||North ridge|
| Trailhead:||Bull Creek Pass 10485 ft / 3195 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||1 Hours |
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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