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Ascent of Pine Mountain on 2014-09-22

Climber: Caleb Morris

Others in Party:Larry Huff
Date:Monday, September 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pine Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8648 ft / 2635 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camped at Big Bend campground, a beautiful camping spot high in the mountains in a dense aspen grove. Lightning storms to the south kept the evening entertaining. Had owls and falcons flying around the camping area also, just a wonderful camping spot.

Drove most of the 4x4 road, but opted to park at the 7824 saddle and hike the remaining road which quickly deteriorated to an atv track. Lots of bouldering up high, with some bushwhacking mixed in for good measure. Amazing views down into the Bruneau River Canyon and across to the Copper Mountain Range. For minor as this mountain may be in the overall scheme of Nevada P2K's this is really a pretty area to visit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:4x4 road
    Start Trailhead:7848 ft / 2392 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km



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