Ascent of Ireteba Peaks on 2010-01-30
|Date:||Saturday, January 30, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||5052 ft / 1539 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis is a nice, relatively short, hike that ends in a peak with great views of the Colorado River. It never needs to go beyond class 2, but one can enjoy some class 3 if one heads for the peak before reaching the ridgeline. Based on register entries, the summit is not climbed very often.
The (dirt) approach road is in great condition for quite a while - I took the road heading due east from US 93, and made it to 1050m. I might have made it further if I had gone north on the powerline road, and then east on the next road further north (that one does not go through to US 93).
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1707 ft / 519 m|
| Extra Gain:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||6 mi / 9.7 km|
| Route:||Drainage south of peak, then SW face|
| Trailhead:||road that heads east from US 93 to 1050m 3445 ft / 1050 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 15 Minutes|
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