Ascent of Agassiz Peak on 2015-01-25

Climber: Darren Knezek

Others in Party:Jennifer Knezek
Christopher Klimp
Kevin Harris
Date:Sunday, January 25, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Agassiz Peak
    Elevation:12356 ft / 3766 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at 6 am hiking up the ski runs to the top of the Agassiz Lift. from there we hiked up to the top of Agassiz and then down to the saddle and then up Humphreys. A killer day of fun with Jennifer, Kevin Harris, & Christopher Klimp.
The forest rangers were awesome to work with using their permit system. Lots of great advice on where to climb.
Came down Kachina Trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3919 ft / 1194 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3919 ft / 1194 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3056 ft / 931 m
    Route:Ski Runs
    Start Trailhead:9300 ft / 2834 m
    Time:6 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3919 ft / 1194 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3056 ft / 932 m; Extra: 863 ft / 263m
    Gain on way out:863 ft / 263 m
    End Trailhead:9300 ft / 2834 m

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