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Ascent of Silki East on 2019-02-27

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Silki East
    Location:Ethiopia
    Elevation:14475 ft / 4411 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit :- N13.33880deg.,E038.28141deg. 4405m Rocky summit.
Col :- N13.34145deg.,E038.274186deg. 4150m

Descend rock tower by E ridge then SE down steepish rock and grass to grassy bowl and path, visit col then NE over rocky ground crossing dry pond then easily up between crags to gain narrow rocky N ridge. Pleasant scrambling to summit where Denise, Petter, Guide and Scout are waiting. Very fine views particularly SE to Ras Dashen and the changing scenery of smooth gently rolling ridge line SE to Kiddus Yared. Lunch of cold boiled potato and coke in broken sunshine.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:859 ft / 261 m
    Total Elevation Loss:774 ft / 235 m
    Grade/Class:YDS3
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:859 ft / 261 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 85 ft / 25 m; Extra: 774 ft / 235m
    Loss on way in:774 ft / 235 m
    Route:W shoulder and N ridge
    Start Trailhead:Silki East Tower  14390 ft / 4386 m
    Time:1 Hours 15 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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