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Ascent of White Pine Peak 11360 on 2012-06-23

Climber: Eric Kassan

Others in Party:BMS 914 -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Anji Cerney
Collin Kamholz
Jose Witt
Date:Saturday, June 23, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:White Pine Peak 11360
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11360 ft / 3462 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the first and southernmost of our three peak traverse. Getting up was steep, but relatively open. We had a bit of easy bushwhacking at the beginning, but after that, the terrain was decent until we ascended to the sub-ridge. There we encountered very steep and loose scree with severe rockfall hazard. Once on the ridge, getting to this summit was the easiest part of the day.

From here, we went north to Currant Mountain.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2960 ft / 902 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2960 ft / 902 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:NE valley to N ridge
    Start Trailhead:Road NE of Currant Mtn @ 8400'  8400 ft / 2560 m
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012 Currant Mtn

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1White Pine Peak 113602012-06-232960 ft / 902 m
2Currant Mountain2012-06-231203 ft / 367 m
3Duckwater Peak2012-06-23525 ft / 160 m
Total Trip Gain: 4688 ft / 1429 m    Total Trip Loss: 4688 ft / 1429 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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