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Ascent of New Peak on 2009-10-29

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:Annette Kinsman
Date:Thursday, October 29, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:New Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:4987 ft / 1520 m

Ascent Trip Report

This 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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