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Ascent of Spruce Mountain on 2012-05-24

Climber: Brad Boester

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, May 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Spruce Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:10262 ft / 3127 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed old road which dead ended on west slope. Had to climb steep west slope 1000ft to where it crossed the new road at 9800ft.
Utilized newer road on the descent. No summit registry found. Interesting ruins at the old Sprucemont site.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2722 ft / 829 m
    Elevation Loss:2722 ft / 829 m
    Distance:7.3 mi / 11.7 km
    Grade/Class:i
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2722 ft / 829 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Communications access road
    Trailhead:Sprucemont Road  7540 ft / 2298 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2722 ft / 829 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Communications access road
    Trailhead:Sprucemont Road  7540 ft / 2298 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 15 Minutes



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