Ascent of Horse Peak on 2019-11-16

Climber: David Comerzan

Date:Saturday, November 16, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Horse Peak
    Elevation:3854 ft / 1174 m

Ascent Trip Report

Solo hike of a couple of peaks near Red Rock Canyon. 3511 is just off of 159, about 1 mile north from 160. It is about ¾ mile before the Gypsum plant entrance. It was a short cross country hike to the summit.
Next was Horse. I continued north on 159 to Calico Basin road.. I turned left (west), drove about ½ mile and park where a trail came in from the right. Took the trail up to a junction, turned right then in a short distance picked up a use trail to the summit. No register or benchmark on the summit.
In the afternoon I joined a class on rock scrambling. It was a good hands on experience on climbing some rock.
9:20 am Depart. 3200’
9:40 am 3511+ Summit
10:00 am Car. 1 mile round trip, 262’ gain, 40 minutes
10:25 am Depart. 3500’
11:05 am Horse Peak Summit
11:30 am Depart
12:00 pm Car. 1.8 miles round trip, 515’ gain, 1 hour, 35 minutes
Total for the day: 2.8 miles round trip, 777’ gain, 2 hours, 15 minutes
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm: Rock Scrambling Class
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