Ascent of Mount Edwards on 2007-10-13

Climber: Patrick Lilly

Others in Party:Kevin Baker
John Collard
Renata Collard
Date:Saturday, October 13, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Edwards
    Elevation:13850 ft / 4221 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started from the Waldorf Mine on the Argentine Pass Road (about 11,600 ft.). Made trailless ascent up the east-facing drainage to the saddle between Mt. Edwards and McClellan Mtn. From there, climbed the north ridge of Edwards. Totally non-technical, made the climb in about two hours. Went on to Argentine Peak.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2955 ft / 899 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2955 ft / 900 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2230 ft / 679 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:east face
    Start Trailhead:Waldorf Mine  11620 ft / 3541 m
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2955 ft / 900 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2230 ft / 680 m; Extra: 725 ft / 220m
    Gain on way out:725 ft / 220 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Argentine Pass, Argentine Peak
    End Trailhead:Waldorf Mine  11620 ft / 3541 m
    Time:4 Hours 

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