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Ascent of Mescalito on 2012-02-20

Climber: Frank Toddre II

Date:Monday, February 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Mescalito
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:5440 ft / 1658 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went w/ the Hiking Las Vegas South Route. A nice hike for the Spring/Fall months, lots of ups and downs, twists, and a healthy dose of Class 3 Scrambling. There is some exposure, but nothing one needs ropes or webbing for.

There's some trickiness before ascending the mountain because there are a lot of rock climber routes/trails that can take you off your route.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1858 ft / 567 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Trailhead:3582 ft / 1091 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Perfect Feb Day
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 0 Minutes



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