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Ascent of Slide Mountain on 2016-10-08

Climber: William Inman

Others in Party:Nadara Soules
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, October 8, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Slide Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9698 ft / 2955 m

Ascent Trip Report

Another of my "Nevada Sierra Peaks" bagged today. Pretty straightforward - parked at the Mt. Rose Trailhead and hiked through the campsite & then up the service road to all the radio facilities up there. As someone mentioned previously, negotiating all the electronics and radio installations was the biggest challenge to reaching the actual peak, as different roads went to different facilities and then ended. Finally got to the highest spot, and as promised, the views were spectacular.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:787 ft / 239 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1 & 3 at top
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Pretty nice for this time of year
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:787 ft / 239 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3 km
    Route:.... nsp ... service road
    Start Trailhead:Mt. Rose Trailhead  8911 ft / 2716 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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