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Ascent of Old Man Mountain on 2013-09-14

Climber: Scott Kruis

Date:Saturday, September 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Old Man Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11064 ft / 3372 m

Ascent Trip Report

About 4,000 ft of ascent in less than 3 miles. Headed pretty much up the steep ridge, had some routefinding on the ridge with some exposed rock knobs and occasional 3rd/4th class moves. Think one can move around as needed to find the best way up. Thought to try coming down a different way, but then got socked in and decided to traverse over and follow the ascent route down. Top was quite specatular, up on some big fluffy clouds.
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A view of Old Man Mountain in the distance. My route left the road here and followed the ridge to the left (2013-09-14). Photo by Scott Kruis.
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    Route:South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Old Man Canyon/Rock Canyon  
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