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Ascent of Arquaziye Camp Hill on 2019-02-26

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Arquaziye Camp Hill
    Location:Ethiopia
    Elevation:12221 ft / 3724 m

Ascent Trip Report

A valley and hillside walk from Ambwika to the Arkwasiye pass where we camp on its SE side. 8.8 miles, 1050m of ascent, 6hrs 15mins.

Summit :- N13.29383deg.,E038.23721deg. 3721m Grassy summit.
Col :- N13.29115deg.,E038.23594deg. 3687m

A short stroll from the camp site up grassy slope dotted with Giant Lobelia. Thought we'd escaped our armed scout but we're spotted and he comes to join us. Very fine views W of peaks and cliffs forming the steep sides of the high plateau.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3753 ft / 1143 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1772 ft / 540 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.2 mi / 16.4 km
    Grade/Class:YDS1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Gear Used:
Guide, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3753 ft / 1143 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1981 ft / 603 m; Extra: 1772 ft / 540m
    Loss on way in:1772 ft / 540 m
    Distance:9.1 mi / 14.6 km
    Route:Grassy N slope from Arkwasiye camp
    Start Trailhead:Ambikwa camp  10240 ft / 3121 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:N ridge / Arkwasiye Pass
    End Trailhead:Arkwasiye Pass camp  
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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