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Ascent of Bunker Hill on 2017-07-03

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, July 3, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Bunker Hill
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11473 ft / 3496 m

Ascent Trip Report

there seems to be mixed opinion regarding the "switchbacks" at the start... they don't really exist any more: the original pack trail must have washed out. i found brief segments of what may have been the switchbacks, but mostly i just pushed uphill in whichever direction worked.

for the summit talus slog there is a use trail, with some cairns. it works out pretty well to reduce the steepness. (it wasn't necessary for descent.)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3290 ft / 1002 m
    Elevation Loss:3290 ft / 1002 m
    Distance:5.3 mi / 8.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3240 ft / 987 m
    Extra Loss:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.4 km
    Trailhead:8283 ft / 2524 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 56 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3240 ft / 987 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Trailhead:8283 ft / 2524 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 50 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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