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Ascent of Snow Valley Peak on 2011-12-27

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:none
Date:Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Snow Valley Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9214 ft / 2808 m

Ascent Trip Report

Steady climb from Spooner Summit on well-maintained trail; a nice hike, overall. Open forest giving way to side hill views of the lake. Summit contains receiver station and is accessible by vehicle road, not attractive.

Bonus is surrounding area contains massive and crystalline garnet, epidote and even galena.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2064 ft / 629 m
    Distance:14.8 mi / 23.8 km
    Route:TRT
    Trailhead:Spooner Summit TH  7150 ft / 2179 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 35 Minutes



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