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Ascent of Brown Knob on 2011-02-25

Climber: Brad Boester

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, February 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Brown Knob
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:6084 ft / 1854 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started at highway 95 just north of the Weber Reservoir entrance at Lyon County Milepost 1. Cross country route with several ups and downs over washes and ravines. Climbed the Class I southwest ridge to the summit. No register found. The west side approach is class II.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2009 ft / 611 m
    Extra Gain:350 ft / 106 m
    Distance:10.5 mi / 16.9 km
    Route:Southwest ridge
    Trailhead:Highway 95  4775 ft / 1455 m
    Grade/Class:I
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 



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