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Ascent of Merrick on 2003-07-03

Climber: Gary Honey

Others in Party:Cathy Paul Sarah
Date:Thursday, July 3, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Merrick
    Location:UK-Scotland
    Elevation:2766 ft / 843 m

Ascent Trip Report

Met Paul & Sarah who were also staying in the Southern Uplands. Used the same start point and route to Loch Neldricken as the Craignaw/Craiglee walk. This time headed for the SW corner of Loch Enoch which boasts and island with a tiny loch on it. From here headed straight up Redstone Rig to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3153 ft / 961 m
    Total Elevation Loss:887 ft / 270 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3153 ft / 961 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2266 ft / 691 m; Extra: 887 ft / 270m
    Loss on way in:887 ft / 270 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Start Trailhead:500 ft / 152 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Merrick

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Merrick2003-07-033153 ft / 961 m
Total Trip Gain: 3153 ft / 961 m    Total Trip Loss: 887 ft / 270 m



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