Ascent of Mount Moriah on 2020-07-05
|Others in Party:||Ritch Go|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, July 5, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||12067 ft / 3678 m|
Ascent Trip ReportSince Ritch Go and Jim Egan found a better route on the way down than what I took, please see their track here.
Getting to the trail head for Moriah was not great. It involves driving 11.3 miles on a rough rocky road. You will need high clearance and 4 wheel drive. The cattle guards are steep at times and should be driven over slowly. There are also several deep potholes and rocks in the road. Expect a 1.5+ hours drive to get to the trail head from White Pine Country Road 37.
Since Google Maps cannot navigate you the entire way to the trailhead, I uploaded a GPX track with driving directions to it. These directions start from US 50 at this junction. We drove on White Pine Country Road 37 to get to Marble Wash Road (NF-469). Then it's a long drive up to the trail head.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2760 ft / 840 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||2760 ft / 841 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5.3 mi / 8.5 km|
| Gain on way in:||2434 ft / 741 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 2155 ft / 657 m; Extra: 279 ft / 85m|
| Loss on way in:||279 ft / 85 m|
| Distance:||2.7 mi / 4.3 km|
| Start Trailhead:||9912 ft / 3021 m|
| Time:||2 Hours 37 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||2481 ft / 756 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 2155 ft / 657 m; Extra: 326 ft / 99m|
| Gain on way out:||326 ft / 99 m|
| Distance:||2.6 mi / 4.2 km|
| End Trailhead:||9912 ft / 3021 m|
| Time:||1 Hours 54 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Kyle Wilson
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