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Ascent of Turtlehead Mountain on 2021-04-08

Climber: Maureen Seeley

Others in Party:Rhonda Miller
Date:Thursday, April 8, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Turtlehead Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:6323 ft / 1927 m

Ascent Trip Report

An awesome day doing a loop, starting with the Calico Tanks Trail to the Kraft mountain trail and heading north/northeast cross-country to the saddle between Graycap and Turtlehead. This section of the route was spectacular with so many different rock textures and colors (limestone and sandstone)! We scrambled up Greycap Peak first, returned to the saddle, and then hiked up (class 2) the northeast side of Turtlehead Mountain and returning to the car via the regular Turtlehead trail.

C2C = ~8 hours. ~9:00 am-5:00 pm - We spent about 30 minutes on the summit of Graycap and 2 hours on the summit Turtlehead. It took us only an hour to traverse between the two summits (quicker than we thought it would take).

Highly recommend!
Summary Total Data
    Trailhead:Sandstone Quarry   
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Clear
Sunny and warm
Ascent Part of Trip: Greycap Peak - Turtlehead Peak Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Greycap2021-04-08 a 
2Turtlehead Mountain2021-04-08 b 



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