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Ascent of Desatoya Peak on 2012-05-28

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Paul Garry
Harlan Stockman
Ed Forkos
Luba Leef
Date:Monday, May 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Desatoya Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9973 ft / 3039 m

Ascent Trip Report

From the North summit, it's an easy walk across to the main summit.

On the return trip, we elected to avoid the north summit and skirt around to the east to catch the ridge directly. In normal conditions, it's probably an obvious choice, but we had to cross a couple non-trivial snow fields to do it.

Once on the ridge, we continued the "standard route" back to our vehicles.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:233 ft / 70 m
    Elevation Loss:2518 ft / 767 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:133 ft / 40 m
    Extra Loss:125 ft / 38 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:North ridge
    Trailhead:Desatoya Peak- North Peak  9965 ft / 3037 m
    Time Up:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2393 ft / 729 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:North ridge
    Trailhead:Road @ 7680'  7680 ft / 2340 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012 Desatoya Peak

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Desatoya Peak-North Peak2012-05-28
2Desatoya Peak2012-05-28
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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