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Ascent of Northshore Peak on 2009-04-07

Climber: Eric Kassan

Date:Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Northshore Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:3330 ft / 1014 m

Ascent Trip Report

I didn't see any trace of trail on my way up, but fortunately gaining and following the ridgeline wasn't difficult (just a couple of class 3 spots). The view from the summmit was incredible in scope - I could see a very long stretch of the Northshore road as it wound around the lake. The view of the bowl of fire was great, but not as close-up as it was from Murphy's peak. On the way down, I did spot a few cairns, so a "trail" does/did exist for those who want to take the trouble to try to find it.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:980 ft / 298 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:North ridgeline
    Trailhead:Northshore Summit Trail Trailhead  2350 ft / 716 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Scramble



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