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Ascent of Lava Butte on 2011-02-23

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Chris Connell
Date:Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lava Butte
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:2871 ft / 875 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was an easier hike than I was expecting and the terrain could have been all class 1-2 (I elected to do some class 3 that I could have walked around). The view was also better than I expected - Frenchman Mountain only blocked out views of downtown and Summerlin, but the Strip, Red Rock, and the Spring Mountains were all clearly visible.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1431 ft / 437 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:southeast ridge
    Trailhead:Northshore Rd near mile 2  1440 ft / 438 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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