Ascent of New Peak on 2009-10-29
|Others in Party:||Annette Kinsman|
|Date:||Thursday, October 29, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4987 ft / 1520 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a moderate peak (technically trivial, but with some steepness and loose ground) with great views. It's great when one is in the Las Vegas area and doesn't have time for something more demanding.
I wish I knew why it was called "New Peak" - it certainly doesn't appear any newer than any of the surrounding peaks!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1277 ft / 390 m|
| Distance:||2.5 mi / 4 km|
| Route:||Trail to saddle east of peak, then east ridge|
| Trailhead:||North end of Sandstone Drive 3710 ft / 1130 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble|
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