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Ascent of Chennek Peak on 2019-02-28

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, February 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chennek Peak
    Location:Ethiopia
    Elevation:13278 ft / 4047 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit :- N13.24914deg.,E038.19825deg. 4046m Rock breaking through grass.
Col :- N13.24897deg.,E038.19972deg. 4011m

From Chenneck camp SE over rough grassy hillside the S up grassy valley with scattered heather trees to notch on skyline ridge where we are greeted by waves of cold rain. We head W up the grass/ rock ridge to the summit. Rain eases and we descend W down the ridge, rock bands adding to the interest.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1385 ft / 422 m
    Grade/Class:YDS2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1385 ft / 422 m
    Route:N slope to col then E ridge
    Start Trailhead:Chenneck Camp  11893 ft / 3624 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:WSW ridge
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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