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Ascent to Mummy Mountain-maybe 200 ft from top on 2008-09-21

Climber: Hannah Wilner

Date:Sunday, September 21, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mummy Mountain - maybe 200 ft from top
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11529 ft / 3514 m

Ascent Trip Report

Weather was great. Chilly and a little windy when we stopped for lunch. Trail was very difficult to find after a certain point so we just climbed up and up. Got too risky for us without having a trail - we weren't sure how to get back down; so we stopped about 200 feet shy of the top. We did find the unmaintained trail on our way back down. We would try this one again, but with someone that knows the route.

You can see the oldest living thing in S. NV on this trail - a 30000 yr old Bristlecone.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:very steep towards t
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble



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