Ascent to Jim Hill Mountain-Saddle E of summit block on 2018-03-03

Climber: Fred Newman

Date:Saturday, March 3, 2018
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Jim Hill Mountain - Saddle E of summit block
    Elevation:6700 ft / 2042 m
    Remaining Elevation:65 ft / 19 m (3% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Traversed from pt 5909, prior to that Arrowhead. Stellar snow conditions, not great for skiing so we skipped the sketchy ridge to the summit. The snow rode well almost all the way back to the road, with one transition to skins in the trees E of Henry Creek to pick up one of the logging roads.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 609 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1200 ft / 365 m
    Route Conditions:
Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Skis, Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2000 ft / 609 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 800 ft / 244 m; Extra: 1200 ft / 365m
    Loss on way in:1200 ft / 365 m
    Route:N Face
    Start Trailhead:5900 ft / 1798 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Jim Hill - Arrowhead

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Arrowhead Mountain2018-03-03 a3100 ft / 945 m
2(Attempt) Jim Hill Mountain2018-03-03 b2000 ft / 610 m
Total Trip Gain: 5100 ft / 1555 m    Total Trip Loss: 1200 ft / 366 m

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