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Ascent of Snow Valley Peak on 1987-10-17

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:Sierra Club hike I led with Steve Tuttle
Dave Kruce
Tricia Christie
John Hegele
Pete Yamagata
Hans VanerNoordau
Marty Maskal
Date:Saturday, October 17, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snow Valley Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9214 ft / 2808 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went into Spooner Lake Picnic Area (cost $1 per person or $3 per car) and up North Canyon to saddle then up dirt road to peak. Came down proposed Tahoe Rim Trail 2.4 miles to where it was complete by following flags and continued on great trail down to Spooner Summit then back down S side of Spooner Lake to parking area off Hwy 50 just past Hwy 28, (No signs for paying on way down) then walked along pavement to cars.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2500 ft / 762 m
    Distance:13 mi / 20.9 km
    Route:from Spooner Lake
    Trailhead:Spooner Lake Picnic Area  6714 ft / 2046 m
    Grade/Class:Cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail



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