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Ascent of Silki on 2019-02-27

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Denise Mclellan
Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Petter Bjørstad
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silki
    Location:Ethiopia
    Elevation:14501 ft / 4419 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit :- N13.34068deg.,E038.26588deg. 4422m Rocky summit.

From Arkwasiye camp we gain the grassy ridge line and follow it N passing where the Arkwasiya Pass crosses the ridghe. We continue along the ridge on a good path up onto the W slope of Beroch Wuha. Leave path and ascend NE over rough grass / bushes of everlasting flowers to gain col on ridgeline. Broad grassy ridge NE reaches rocky summit of what we believe is Silki. Good views.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2677 ft / 815 m
    Total Elevation Loss:66 ft / 20 m
    Grade/Class:YDS2
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Animal/Pet, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2677 ft / 815 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2611 ft / 795 m; Extra: 66 ft / 20m
    Loss on way in:66 ft / 20 m
    Route:SW ridge
    Start Trailhead:Arkwasiye Pass camp  11890 ft / 3624 m
    Time:3 Hours 37 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Simien Mountains (6 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Inatye2019-02-231112 ft / 339 m
2Bwahit2019-02-243862 ft / 1177 m
3Ras Dashen2019-02-254862 ft / 1482 m
4Arquaziye Camp Hill2019-02-263753 ft / 1144 m
5Silki2019-02-272677 ft / 816 m
6Mclellan's Molar2019-02-27125 ft / 38 m
7Silki East2019-02-27859 ft / 262 m
8Beroch Wuha2019-02-27755 ft / 230 m
8Chennek Hill2019-02-28 
9Chennek Peak2019-02-281385 ft / 422 m
10Chennek Pike2019-02-28 
Total Trip Gain: 19390 ft / 5910 m    Total Trip Loss: 18964 ft / 5780 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Mclellan
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