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Ascent of Falls Peak on 2015-11-09

Climber: John Morrow

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, November 9, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Falls Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:2580 ft / 786 m

Ascent Trip Report

Via Sheepbone Canyon.
Just a rubble heap made interesting by scrambles of Sheepbone and Seven Falls Canyons. Sheepbone has 4 significant dryfalls. 1st and 4th are Class 5 (and fun!) but the present fixed lines can be used if necessary. 2nd is Class 4 (fixed line avail) 3rd is Class 3. Then on to River Mountain. Descending toward Seven Falls I passed the gorgeous cholla forest. Seven Falls is all fun downclimable (up to Class 4) or easy bypasses of all. Final one, where Many Falls canyon comes in downcanyon right, requires bypass of the top 1/2 of the dryfall.

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Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Quarry Canyon
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Quarry ManyFall Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Falls Peak2015-11-09 a
2River Mountain2015-11-09 b



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