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Ascent of Mount Nebo on 2016-09-10

Climber: Keaton Reed

Others in Party:Tomsen Reed
Date:Saturday, September 10, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Nebo
    Location:USA-Utah
    Elevation:11928 ft / 3635 m

Ascent Trip Report

I loved this hike. Views, wildlife, sunrise, geology. What more could you ask for? Water? Who needs it! Towards the top the trail becomes a little difficult to follow. Only advice would be try to stick to the ridge, even if it doesn't make sense. We stayed low at one point and ended up on a giant scree slope that sent rocks hurdling hundreds of feet below us. Nasty shale stuff too.
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Cool shadows at sunrise cast by the ridge line running north of Nebo (2016-09-10). Photo by Keaton Reed.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3928 ft / 1197 m
    Extra Gain:630 ft / 192 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.4 mi / 13.5 km
    Trailhead:9260 ft / 2822 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes



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