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Ascent of Juniper Mountain on 2018-04-15

Climber: Daryn Dodge

Others in Party:Kathy Rich
Date:Sunday, April 15, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Juniper Mountain
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:7474 ft / 2278 m

Ascent Trip Report

Followed Dennis Poulin's drive directions. There is a correction needed for his description... the left turn at 41.3 mi that Dennis writes about is actually at 43.1 mi. The subsequent right turn is then at 47.6 mi., followed by a left turn at 47.7 mi. We parked at 49.3 mi., about the same spot where Dennis parked. The final 5 miles of dirt road had extensive water damage and 4WD and high clearance is needed. Prior to this section, the dirt road was in great shape and driveable by passenger car.

This was one of the easier Nevada climbs I've done. The soil and sand was solid enough for an easy ascent and descent. And there was little brush to deal with. The climb was easy enough it didn't seem necessary to drive as far up the road as we did.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble



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