Ascent of Meadow Valley Mountains High Point on 2011-01-22
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
|Date:||Saturday, January 22, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Meadow Valley Mountains High Point|
| Elevation:||5772 ft / 1759 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis is a great hike with a bit of everything, including a plane wreck with wreckage scattered over a huge area outside the main canyon.
The main wash leading up to the saddle south of the summit is fairly easy to follow with mostly decent ground except for the steepest sections where it gets a little loose. This part of the route is class 2, with some optional class 3 areas.
Once at the saddle, the route is still pretty steep but on more solid ground with some nice class 3 climbs. To reach the top of the summit block, there is a tight chimney on the southwest side, or an exposed class 4 climb on the north side.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2822 ft / 860 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Route:||Saddle S of peak, chimney up SW side|
| Trailhead:||Kane Springs Rd @ 2950' 2950 ft / 899 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 2011 Cathedral Pk|
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|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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