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Ascent of Fracture Ridge on 2013-03-24

Climber: Eric Kassan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, March 24, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fracture Ridge
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:1502 m / 4931 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Getting to Fracture Ridge from Black Mountain was over some horrible loose, rocky terrain. The peak itself appears to be the northern summit which appeared about a dozen feet taller than the peak marked "4928" according to my GPS (it also appeared higher). Once at either summit, the terrain to the south was considerably better.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:131 m / 431 ft
    Elevation Loss:88 m / 291 ft
    Distance:1.9 km / 1.2 mi
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:131 m / 431 ft
    Distance:0.6 km / 0.4 mi
    Route:North ridge
    Trailhead:Pass just south of Black Mountain  1371 m / 4500 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:88 m / 291 ft
    Distance:1.3 km / 0.8 mi
    Route:South ridge
    Trailhead:Pass south of Fracture Ridge  1414 m / 4640 ft
Ascent Part of Trip: 2013 Fracture Ridge

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Black Mountain2013-03-24
3North McCullough Wilderness High Point2013-03-24
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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