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Ascent of Mount Golden Eagle on 2013-12-26

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Anji Cerney
Date:Thursday, December 26, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Golden Eagle
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:3704 ft / 1128 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fun afternoon break. The gravel pit operations are HUGE - larger than the current satellite image shows. To avoid hiking around or through them, Ann Rd at Lansford Road is a pretty good place to start.

The climbing is pretty basic- class 3 or less, though one can do some class 4 if one chooses. The rock is sharp limestone, so I recommend gloves. There is a fair amount of class 2 with lots of loose small rocks and pebbles.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:824 ft / 251 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:East ridge
    Trailhead:Ann Rd at Lansford Road  2880 ft / 877 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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