Ascent to Desatoya Peak-ridge near summit on 1999-05-29

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:my wife Marcia
daughter Camille
and friends Dave Philleo and Barbara Pendergrass
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 29, 1999
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Desatoya Peak - ridge near summit
    Elevation:9600 ft / 2926 m
    Remaining Elevation:373 ft / 113 m (16% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

drove in until the road got very rocky. Set up camp on the side of the road. The next morn, we followed the road up to the ridge and went cross country (north) toward the top. Turned back short of the summit because my daughter (age 12) was getting very tired.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 610 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:from the Southeast
    Trailhead:camp on a dirt road  7600 ft / 2316 m
    Grade/Class:cl 1
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country

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