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Ascent of Granite Peak on 2014-06-12

Climber: Ken Jones

Others in Party:Dean Molen -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, June 12, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Granite Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:8980 ft / 2737 m

Ascent Trip Report

The drive to the parking spot indicated by the attached GPS track is a serious drive for serious 4WD, high-clearance vehicles with experienced drivers. It is not recommended.

We parked in the last feasible spot. We drove farther, but had to back out. There is a large John Deere permanently parked in the roadway just before the saddle near point 7716.

The hike is not bad at all, except for the ticks we picked up along the way.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2540 ft / 773 m
    Extra Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Route:Jeep trails and x-c
    Trailhead:Jeep trail at creek crossing  7640 ft / 2328 m
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 19 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 36 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Ken Jones
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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