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Ascent of Virgin Peak on 2020-11-21

Climber: Miriam Khamis

Date:Saturday, November 21, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Virgin Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8071 ft / 2460 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camped off Whitney Pocket road in Gold Butte National Monument, 2 wd low clearance accessible, then up by sunset to drive, using 4 wd to park past the “corral” as far as Amin was comfortable in his Humvee. We hiked 5 miles to the summit from our parking area on the gravel road and then cross country to the summit with 3500 feet of gain on the ascent. Bushwhacking was very minimal and knife edge was really not a knife edge as far as my standards, and I do not like 3 rd class!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Time:3 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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