Ascent of Mount Tenabo on 2011-07-23
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, July 23, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Hi-Clearance Vehicle|
| Elevation:||9153 ft / 2789 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMountain slopes are surrounded by extensive mining projects. Climbed south side from a high clearance road off the Cortez-Beowawe road near Garden Gate Pass. There is a road to summit antennas but I am not sure if they are private mining roads or how to access them. A high clearance vehicle can get to 7000ft on the south side "Dry Hills" area, after this the road climbs steeply (4wd)to 7300ft. From here I hiked cross country .25 miles up to a saddle at 7600ft and hiked along a graded gravel mining road for about 1.5 miles(marked private road on topo maps), to point 7666ft. from there I followed a rougher road to the summit.
High clearance "Dry Hills" road at 6450ft posn:40.07718N,116.53674W, is where I started the hike.
Summit registry in glass jar, last entry 2009.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3203 ft / 976 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Distance:||16 mi / 25.7 km|
| Route:||Various south side roads |
| Trailhead:||Dry hills road 6450 ft / 1965 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
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