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Ascent of White Pine Peak 11360 on 2014-05-24

Climber: James Morehouse

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, May 24, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:White Pine Peak 11360
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11360 ft / 3462 m

Ascent Trip Report

Lots of snow still in the ascent chutes. I took an arete with some breathtaking exposure to avoid the snow. No register. A fantastic peak with outstanding views. Of the three in the Grant Range, this one comes in first, and Currant second. Duckwater is, well, a duck. In drier conditions, this can be a steep, loose, but class 2 climb.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4054 ft / 1235 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 4
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Snowing on summit.
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4054 ft / 1235 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Up rocky ridge separating two cols
    Start Trailhead:7306 ft / 2226 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:north side of north col near Currant
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James Morehouse
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