Ascent of Silki East on 2019-02-27
|Others in Party:||Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, February 27, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14475 ft / 4411 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSummit :- 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|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| 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|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Simien Mountains (6 nights total away from roads)|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 19390 ft / 5910 m Total Trip Loss: 18964 ft / 5780 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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