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Ascent of Granite Peak on 2016-05-21

Climber: Rick Peterson

Date:Saturday, May 21, 2016
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Granite Peak
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:7600 ft / 2316 m

Ascent Trip Report

Due to a late season snowstorm I chose not to do the snow slog up the peak because of a recent ACL surgery. I am trying to stay to easy trail hikes right now. On top of that I came in from the north and there was a snowdrift still not melted out going up the switchbacks to Hinkey summit which turned me back. I was going to do the loop but I had to go back the way I came. If I come here this time of year again it will be with skis, looks like a hell of a ski run off this thing.
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