Ascent of Sheep Peak on 2009-10-18
|Others in Party:||Jose Witt|
|Date:||Sunday, October 18, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||9750 ft / 2971 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a Las Vegas Mountaineers Club hike up the east side from Pine Nut Camp. This route is supposed to be less scenic than the routes from the west side, but with less of an elevation gain.
The route was straightforward (thanks to GPS), and not too challenging (only class 2), though the bushwhacking got tough in places.
The view from the summit was great with views of Las Vegas, Lake Mead, and many surrounding mountains.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3100 ft / 944 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||8 mi / 12.9 km|
| Route:||prominent wash east of the peak|
| Trailhead:||Pine Nut Camp 6750 ft / 2057 m|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
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