Ascent to Desatoya Peak-ridge near summit on 1999-05-29
|Others in Party:||my wife Marcia|
and friends Dave Philleo and Barbara Pendergrass----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, May 29, 1999|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Point Reached:||Desatoya Peak - ridge near summit|
| Elevation:||9600 ft / 2926 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||373 ft / 113 m (16% left to go)|
Ascent Trip Reportdrove in until the road got very rocky. Set up camp on the side of the road. The next morn, we followed the road up to the ridge and went cross country (north) toward the top. Turned back short of the summit because my daughter (age 12) was getting very tired.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2000 ft / 610 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||from the Southeast|
| Trailhead:||camp on a dirt road 7600 ft / 2316 m|
| Grade/Class:||cl 1|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country|
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