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Ascent of Mount Houghton on 2010-09-12

Climber: Tim Berger

Others in Party:none
Date:Sunday, September 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Houghton
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:10490 ft / 3197 m

Ascent Trip Report

Last of Carson Crest area traverse dayhike. Started ascent at crossing of E. fork of Bronco Creek at 8,840 elevation, after descending west from Carson Crest. From creek, ascended Relay ridge directly from creek, then followed ridge crest south, then southwest to summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1650 ft / 502 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1590 ft / 484 m
    Grade/Class:2.5
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1650 ft / 502 m
    Route:Relay Ridge
    Start Trailhead:E. Fork Bronco Creek  8840 ft / 2694 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1590 ft / 484 m
    Route:south to Rose Pk trail road
    End Trailhead:Rose Pk TH  8900 ft / 2712 m
    Time:2 Hours 1 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Carson Crest (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Rose2010-09-121876 ft / 572 m
2Church Peak2010-09-12151 ft / 46 m
3Snowflower Mountain2010-09-12593 ft / 181 m
4Mount Houghton2010-09-121650 ft / 503 m
Total Trip Gain: 4270 ft / 1302 m    Total Trip Loss: 3554 ft / 1084 m



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