Ascent of Mount Nebo-South Peak on 1991-07-11

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Thursday, July 11, 1991
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Nebo-South Peak
    Elevation:11877 ft / 3620 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up Nebo Bench Trail to Nebo Peak Trail to summit of South Nebo. Trail starts at Andrews Ridge Trailhead near Cottonwood CG in Uinta NF off Forest Road #048. It climbs 4.6 miles before junction of Nebo Peak Trail. Strenuous - requiring over 5400' vertical. Started at 0812 hrs., summitted from 1250 1300 hrs., and was back at the trailhead at 1543 hrs. Trail does not ascend highest Nebo summit which is 11,928' at the north end of the massive.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5480 ft / 1671 m
    Distance:13.2 mi / 21.2 km
    Route:Nebo Bench #117 and Mt. Nebo Trail
    Trailhead:6397 ft / 1949 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 38 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 43 Minutes

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