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Ascent of Meadow Valley Mountains High Point on 2011-01-22

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Jeff Casey
Ed Forkos
Luba Leef
Ali Haghi
Fred Longacre
Brian
Justine
Rich
Kevin Ford
Date:Saturday, January 22, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Meadow Valley Mountains High Point
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:5772 ft / 1759 m

Ascent Trip Report

This 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

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Meadow Valley Mountains High Point2011-01-22
2J. J. Freakel Peak2011-01-22
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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