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Ascent of Pilot Peak on 2016-04-18

Climber: Alex Lennon

Date:Monday, April 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pilot Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:10716 ft / 3266 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed with Duncan the day after Flat Top. Probably the toughest climb of any of the desert ultras I've done- Timp, Nebo, Flat Top, Deseret, Wheeler, North Schell, Jefferson, Humphreys, Peale and Telescope. Amazing views, good snow climbing near the top, and excellent weather! The road is passable nearly to the end with two wheel drive, but very rough. We got almost all the way in a Toyota Echo, but I'd rather not do that again. Definitely a classic desert peak, and very rewarding.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5400 ft / 1645 m
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:5400 ft / 1645 m
    Start Trailhead:5316 ft / 1620 m
Descent Statistics



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