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Ascent of Turtlehead Mountain on 2012-03-17

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Brett Sapowith
Date:Saturday, March 17, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Turtlehead Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:6323 ft / 1927 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy hike via the (mostly) standard route with a little bit of light 3rd Class scrambling thrown in to make it more entertaining. Rehab hike for Brett trying out his foot after two weeks off with injury. Light rain flurries hit near end of hike, but I didn't get wet.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2007 ft / 612 m
    Elevation Loss:2007 ft / 612 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Overcast with light drizzle near end
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2007 ft / 612 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Route:Turtlehead Peak trail + scramble
    Trailhead:Sandstone Quarry  4316 ft / 1315 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2007 ft / 612 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Turtlehead Peak trail + scramble
    Trailhead:Sandstone Quarry  4316 ft / 1315 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 50 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by BMS 914
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