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Ascent of Granite Peak on 2018-09-30

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Kathy Rich
Lisa Barboza -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, September 30, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Granite Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:9732 ft / 2966 m

Ascent Trip Report

kathy and i both finished our NV CoHP on granite today, yay.

the fall colours were gorgeous, absolutely stunning.

the drive to the trailhead had a few scratchy sections, and a few sections you need to avoid falling off the side into the ditch... but any SUV could handle it.

we drove a big scenic loop on FR-084 continuing north to drive up buckskin peak as well, and then west out to US-95.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1303 ft / 397 m
    Extra Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:greg gerlach track
    Trailhead:8469 ft / 2581 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:52 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:50 Minutes



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