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Ascent of Scott Peak on 2015-09-29

Climber: Steve Sheriff

Date:Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Scott Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:11393 ft / 3472 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked at the gate in Scott Canyon and climbed Edward's Ridge (as in the trip report from Edward Earl) and came down the next ridge east (see GPS track). Edward's Ridge is a nice direct route, class 2 all the way with game/use trails on climber's left of the gendarmes. GPS says 9.1 miles roundtrip with total vertical gain of 3,900' (includes the walk over to Webber).

The simplest, fastest road access is to take the Nicholia Ranch exit off Idaho 28, drive to the major fork near the ranch (near the base of the range) then turn southeast; BLM signs name all the canyons including Scott. The old Scott Canyon road running perpendicular to ID 28 is quite rutted, way dusty, and slow.
Summary Total Data
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Steve Sheriff
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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