Ascent of Nopah Range High Point on 2011-10-26
|Date:||Wednesday, October 26, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Peak:||Nopah Range High Point|
| Elevation:||3100 ft / 944 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI did not get close to the summit on this hike because I was tired and had no energy. I drove to the trailhead from Pahrump after dark and car camped there. The trailhead is located across a mud flat with a maze of roads. Finding the correct trailhead in the dark was an adventure. The next morning I started hiking southeast across the desert towards the peak. The further I hiked, the more I realized how tired I felt. When I reached the steep slope of the peak, I started to climb, but my heart was not in it. I climbed up a couple hundred feet and then turned around and headed back to my truck. I took the afternoon off, checked into a room at Buffalo Bills in Primm, had a nice shower, and ate dinner... twice. I guess I was hungry. I will have to return and get this peak at another time.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1195 ft / 364 m|
| Distance:||6.9 mi / 11.2 km|
| Route:||West Side|
| Trailhead:||1905 ft / 580 m|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
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