Ascent of Eldorado Wilderness High Point on 2010-03-13
|Others in Party:||Nicole Kwon|
|Date:||Saturday, March 13, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Eldorado Wilderness High Point|
| Elevation:||3858 ft / 1175 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis is a great peak that is overlooked by nearly everyone. It requires good route-finding skills, as one is usually out of sight of civilization (which is impressive for a 4 mile round-trip hike from a paved road), but there is only a little bit of class 3 scrambling required. The terrain is a little tricky as there is plenty of loose rock and sand, but it's really not bad.
The summit views are spectacular - good views of the Colorado River/Lake Mohave, and mountains in all directions.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1020 ft / 309 m|
| Extra Gain:||328 ft / 99 m|
| Distance:||4 mi / 6.4 km|
| Route:||S of peak 1168m, then up south ridge|
| Trailhead:||NV hwy 165 @ 1065m 3494 ft / 1064 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
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