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Ascent of North Schell Peak on 2013-08-29

Climber: Kathy Wing

Date:Thursday, August 29, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Schell Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11883 ft / 3621 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Timber Creek. There were hundreds of domestic sheep along the route grazing, and there were a good number of sheep herding dogs out there keeping track of the sheep. At one point, one of the dogs had me pinned on a hill growling at me every time I moved. After a while, a sheep herder came along and ordered the dog to leave me alone. Even with all the sheep, this is a very pretty area - the view from the summit was beautiful and I actually saw two big horn sheep up near the summit. I wonder what the big horn sheep think of their domesticated relatives?
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