Ascent of Schell Creek Peak 3519 on 2016-07-23

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Amber Cavazos
Kevin Humes
Susan Murphy
Richard Hensley
Al Sandorff
Rich Stephens
Correy Torres
Victor Torres
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 23, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Schell Creek Peak 3519
    Elevation:11545 ft / 3518 m

Ascent Trip Report

The bad terrain (bowling ball sized unstable rocks) that started on the descent of Schell Creek Peak 3595 continued up and over this peak (with occasional breaks) until somewhere near the saddle before Taft Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:275 ft / 83 m
    Elevation Loss:390 ft / 118 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:275 ft / 83 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:North ridge
    Trailhead:North Saddle @ 3435  11270 ft / 3435 m
    Time Up:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:390 ft / 118 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:South ridge
    Trailhead:South Saddle @ 3400  11155 ft / 3400 m
    Time Down:15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2016 Schell Traverse

Complete Trip Sequence:
1North Schell Peak2016-07-23 a
2Schell Creek Peak 35952016-07-23 b
3Schell Creek Peak 35192016-07-23 c
4Taft Peak2016-07-23 d
5South Schell Peak2016-07-23 e
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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