Ascent of Mount Moriah on 2013-07-27

Climber: James Morehouse

Others in Party:Joel Brewster
Anji Cerney
Austin Hubbuch
Eric Kassan -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Susan Murphy
BLMhikergirl Pipps
rraine wajda -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, July 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Moriah
    Elevation:12067 ft / 3678 m

Ascent Trip Report

We took forest road 469, which was a mess due to the recent rains. A 4x4 was required over the muddy sections, high clearance alone wouldn't have cut it, and would probably get bogged down, miles from anywhere that there might be assistance. We started up the north ridge line, which undulates somewhat before hitting the exceptionally steep final slope. Clouds were building and covered over the mountain by the time we got back to the cars, with light rain beginning to fall. This was an Las Vegas Mountaineers Club outing to celebrate Eric's 50th peak on our club's list. Three of us went on to camp at Wheeler Peak camp ground, while others headed off to Indian Peak in Utah.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3018 ft / 920 m
    Extra Gain:431 ft / 131 m
    Distance:5.3 mi / 8.5 km
    Route:North ridge line
    Trailhead:north ridge  9911 ft / 3020 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Overcast
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by James Morehouse
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