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Ascent of Frenchman Mountain on 2011-10-09

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Brett Sapowith
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, October 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Frenchman Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:4052 ft / 1235 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was an afternoon hike & scramble up the West face of Frenchman with an evening summit and hike back down the Jeep "road" in the dark - two vehicles were used. The West face route is far more interesting than the Jeep road, and features some fairly mild Class 3 with minimal exposure. Route has painted arrows that are easy to find once in the correct gully.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2075 ft / 633 m
    Elevation Loss:1636 ft / 499 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2075 ft / 633 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:West Face
    Trailhead:End of Bonanza Rd  1977 ft / 602 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1636 ft / 499 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Jeep road
    Trailhead:Lake Mead Blvd 147 at turnout near gate  2416 ft / 736 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by BMS 914
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