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Ascent to Bunker Hill-northeast saddle on 2015-11-14

Climber: Brian McCarty

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, November 14, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Point Reached:Bunker Hill - northeast saddle
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:10280 ft / 3133 m
    Remaining Elevation:1193 ft / 363 m (32% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

I just got tired of snowshoeing in powdery snow where ever step I would sink down. 5 hours to go just 2 miles.

Starting point was Kingston Canyon Rd. (NF12). I walked to the end of Basin Canyon Rd, NF43494. Then I climbed my left bank, NE ridge and continued to the NE saddle of the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2528 ft / 770 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2528 ft / 770 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2528 ft / 770 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Basin Rd/NE ridge
    Start Trailhead:Kingston canyon Rd.  7752 ft / 2362 m
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2528 ft / 770 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    End Trailhead:7752 ft / 2362 m



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