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Ascent of Buffalo Mountain on 2008-03-16

Climber: Brad Boester

Date:Sunday, March 16, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Buffalo Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8206 ft / 2501 m

Ascent Trip Report

Difficult Hike with 6-8 inches of snow from 6000ft up. 4 ft drifts on ridgeline. Didnot observe summit due to cloudy conditions until I arrived within 200 ft.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3856 ft / 1175 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3856 ft / 1174 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Grade/Class:I
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3856 ft / 1175 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3756 ft / 1145 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route:South Relief Canyon/South Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Coal Canyon Rd  4450 ft / 1356 m
    Time:4 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3756 ft / 1144 m
    Distance:7.5 mi / 12.1 km
    Route:South Relief Canyon/SE Ridge
    End Trailhead:Coal Canyon Rd  4450 ft / 1356 m
    Time:3 Hours 



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