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Ascent of Chennek Pike on 2019-02-28

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Thursday, February 28, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chennek Pike
    Location:Ethiopia
    Elevation:12762 ft / 3889 m

Ascent Trip Report

Summit :- N13.24597deg.,E038.19024deg. 3888m Rock breaking through grass.
Col :- N13.24622deg.,E038.19266deg. 3840m

A distinctive rocky peak on the ridge S of Chenneck camp. Apart from one slightly akward move easily climbed from the E ridge. Great views W into deep valley. Return to camp initially down to col on E side then N through superb giant heather forest and rocky bluffs.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:869 ft / 264 m
    Grade/Class:YDS3
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Recent rain shower passed
Ascent Statistics
    Route:East ridge
    Start Trailhead:Chenneck Peak  
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:869 ft / 264 m
    End Trailhead:Chenneck camp  11893 ft / 3624 m
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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