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Ascent of Peak 6557 on 2009-12-13

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:M Evans
Val McNay
Date:Sunday, December 13, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 6557
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:6557 ft / 1998 m

Ascent Trip Report

We started out for McCullough Mountain but deviated from the route too far south - we climbed over this summit to head back to the trail, but by then had lost too much daylight to reach McCullough Mountain. We built some cairns along the main route on the way down.

Still the views from the summit were great!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1557 ft / 474 m
    Elevation Loss:1557 ft / 474 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.8 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1457 ft / 444 m
    Extra Loss:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:valley south of peak
    Trailhead:Pine Spring  5400 ft / 1645 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1257 ft / 383 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:east ridge
    Trailhead:Pine Spring  5400 ft / 1645 m



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