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Ascent of Shira Ridge on 2015-12-29

Climber: Greg Slayden

Others in Party:Rob Woodall -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Jill Webster
Adrian Rayner
Dilmas Z. (Guide)
Goodluck M. (Guide)
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Shira Ridge
    Location:Tanzania
    Elevation:13005 ft / 3963 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1981 ft / 603 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1308 ft / 397 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.8 mi / 9.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1981 ft / 603 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1883 ft / 574 m; Extra: 98 ft / 29m
    Loss on way in:98 ft / 29 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Route:North Slopes
    Start Trailhead:Morum Barrier  11122 ft / 3389 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1210 ft / 368 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:East Slopes
    End Trailhead:Shira Plateau  11795 ft / 3595 m
Ascent Part of Trip: 2016 - Kilimanjaro (6 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Shira Ridge-Johnsell Peak2015-12-29 a 
2Shira Ridge2015-12-29 b1981 ft / 604 m
3Lava Tower2015-12-303592 ft / 1095 m
4Kilimanjaro-Lower Western Breach2015-12-311107 ft / 337 m
5Kilimanjaro2016-01-023363 ft / 1025 m
Total Trip Gain: 10043 ft / 3061 m    Total Trip Loss: 15784 ft / 4811 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Slayden
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