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Ascent of Skyline Peak on 2011-07-14

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, July 14, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Skyline Peak
    Location:USA-Idaho
    Elevation:9080 ft / 2767 m

Ascent Trip Report

It was on the ski trail sign as a peak and it was in the existing database and I was out for as long as a training hike as I could find that morning so I hurried along the ridge to find this rock outcropping feature that is really a sub peak of Bonneville. Although it does offer some scrambling rocks on the downside towards the skilifts, it had so little prominence that the experience of the top was dwarfed by the much more enjoyable Snow Peak earlier in the sequence. Furthermore, I had to contend with the talus and conifer bushwhack back down to the ski trails and then the ski trails to the bottom which was a bit tedious. Fortunatley Snow Peak was nice and Bonneville gave me both a County HP and Prom County HP.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:45 ft / 13 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2455 ft / 748 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Grade/Class:1,2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
70F
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Saddle  9050 ft / 2758 m
    Time:8 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2455 ft / 748 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2440 ft / 744 m; Extra: 15 ft / 4m
    Gain on way out:15 ft / 4 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:bushwhack, open country, cat trails and ski lifts
    End Trailhead:car  6640 ft / 2023 m
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Bonneville Circuit

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Bonneville Peak2011-07-14 a2646 ft / 807 m
2Snow Peak2011-07-14 b482 ft / 147 m
3Bonneville Peak2011-07-14 c621 ft / 189 m
4Skyline Peak2011-07-14 d45 ft / 14 m
Total Trip Gain: 3794 ft / 1157 m    Total Trip Loss: 3794 ft / 1156 m



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