Ascent of Buckskin Mountain on 2016-06-08
|Others in Party:||Charlie Wilmot|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 8, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||8743 ft / 2664 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove to within a mile of the summit; snow fields blocked any further travel so I hiked the last mile to the top. Beautiful views of Granite Peak and Santa Rosa to the south. A register is stored in a plastic jar and stashed in a rock pile.
Spring Creek, Nevada
Buckskin Mountain bench mark (2016-06-08). Photo by Gerry Pennington.
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|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Route:||Buckskin Canyon/Windy Gap road|
| Time:||1 Hours |
| Time:||45 Minutes|
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