Ascent of Jeff Davis Peak on 2012-09-15

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:BMS 914 -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Anji Cerney
Melinda Hernandez
Collin Kamholz
Jose Witt
Austin Hubbuch
Date:Saturday, September 15, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jeff Davis Peak
    Elevation:12771 ft / 3892 m

Ascent Trip Report

Jeff Davis appears to be a huge pile of rocks, mostly about a cubic foot in size but with plenty larger and smaller. The route from Wheeler is the easiest choice for an ascent/descent route, since the terrain on the ridge is more level, so the rocks are more stable there.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4210 ft / 1281 m
    Elevation Loss:4210 ft / 1281 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3410 ft / 1038 m
    Extra Loss:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:Wheeler Peak trail -> scramble
    Trailhead:Wheeler Peak trailhead  10161 ft / 3097 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3410 ft / 1038 m
    Extra Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:scramble -> Wheeler Peak trail
    Trailhead:Wheeler Peak trailhead  10161 ft / 3097 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012 Jeff Davis Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Wheeler Peak2012-09-15 a
2Jeff Davis Peak2012-09-15 b
3Wheeler Peak2012-09-15 c
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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