Ascent of Shirley Peak on 2017-07-22
|Date:||Saturday, July 22, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||10388 ft / 3166 m|
Ascent Trip ReportContinuing from Drury. We were going to try for Marion, but decided to turn around at this bump. Peakbagger has it labeled as Shirley, but there was some disagreement among our group about whether or not it's this bump or another along the ridge to Jean. I don't know, but they're both nice bumps. In any case, the route from Drury was another contour, and, though we dropped a bit, it was necessitated by the vegetation. We were starting to get tired, slow, and many of us had developed headaches, which influenced the decision to not do Marion. Since Jean was practically required for us to get back to the tram, we agreed we'd settle for seven peaks instead of eight and began the climb along Jean's ridge.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||757 ft / 230 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||529 ft / 161 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Gain on way in:||757 ft / 230 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 228 ft / 70 m; Extra: 529 ft / 161m|
| Loss on way in:||529 ft / 161 m|
| Start Trailhead:||Newton Drury Peak 10160 ft / 3096 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Seven Summits|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 4775 ft / 1456 m Total Trip Loss: 4769 ft / 1454 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Garrett McLean
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