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Ascent of Tikaboo Peak on 2011-04-23

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Hannah Wilner -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, April 23, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Tikaboo Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:7913 ft / 2411 m

Ascent Trip Report

The route up Tikaboo is marked from the end of the road (which goes up beyond the saddle we parked below to hike up Badger Mountain). The marking consisted of foil-covered rock, and colored tape (multiple colors were used with yellow "caution" tape being the most common). We lost the trail on the way back, but it was relatively easy to reacquire since it follows the ridge.

Two things to note - parts are quite steep and on loose rocks (I suspect they would be looser and dustier when the ground is fully dry), and there is a turnoff to the west before reaching the summit of the first ridge which saves about 50 feet of unneeded elevation gain and loss.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1208 ft / 367 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1240 ft / 377 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1108 ft / 337 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 958 ft / 292 m; Extra: 150 ft / 45m
    Loss on way in:150 ft / 45 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:marked trail
    Start Trailhead:Road from South @ 2120 m  6955 ft / 2119 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1090 ft / 332 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 990 ft / 301 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Gain on way out:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:marked trail (mostly)
    End Trailhead:Road from South @ 2110 m  6923 ft / 2110 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: 2011 Badger Mtn

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Badger Mountain2011-04-231653 ft / 504 m
2Tikaboo Peak2011-04-231208 ft / 368 m
Total Trip Gain: 2861 ft / 872 m    Total Trip Loss: 2861 ft / 872 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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