Ascent of Granite Peak on 2010-09-11
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
|Date:||Saturday, September 11, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11218 ft / 3419 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was another great and successful LVMC (Las Vegas Mountaineers Club) outing. The routefinding was straightforward, at least after getting out of the forest. The hill going from 8800' to 10,800' was brutal - it was steep enough to be brutal both going up and down. Once over that, it was a relatively short and easy hike to the summit. The views from the summit were incredible.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3818 ft / 1162 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||7.2 mi / 11.6 km|
| Route:||via pass btwn 11016' & 10981'|
| Trailhead:||Lexington Creek Rd @ 7,800' 7800 ft / 2377 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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