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fastlikeatortoiseScree-tastic!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2012

fastlikeatortoise

A solo climb up the Trail Canyon variation route and ended up having the mountain to myself. There wasn't a cloud in the sky and the temperature was just right. I used gaitors on the way down the scree field to avoid getting pebbles and gravel in my boots. The scree was difficult at times but getting over to parts with larger rocks is the key - that and pacing yourself.
Posted Jun 29, 2012 7:34 pm

meliasBoundary via Queens Mine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2012
Went up solo and camped out at Queen Mine. Road to mine is fine for any car -- took 40 minutes from highway on way up and 30 on way down. No cell signal at trailhead. Hike was straightforward climb with well marked trail. No snow left. Just shy of the summit, met two hikers from East Coast who had approached from Trail Canyon -- Kent (38th highpoint) and Corey -- nice to chat with after being alone for while. We were the only three people on the mountain that day. Made the mistake of going too far below the ridge on the final climb which was a lot more scree/sand than the firmer rock-hopping by staying on the ridge... which caused me to scrap my plans for Montgomery. Wild horses were incredible but caused a little nervousness on hike down when the primary stallion stayed planted on the trail just past the saddle and stared me down for five minutes. He finally moved and when I walked past I could see his foal resting under the nearby tree. Perhaps 10 wild horses in all.
Posted Jun 12, 2012 4:18 pm

sangusBoundary Peak - I work out!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 5, 2012

sangus

Not much snow left, just a little near the summit. Still cold and windy on the ridge line. We were able to drive all the way up to the saddle next to the Queens Mine Trailhead.
Posted May 7, 2012 4:09 pm

youngclimer123boundary/white  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2011

youngclimer123

got white mtn and boundary in the same trip!awsome
Posted Apr 18, 2012 8:39 pm

sangusPerfect Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2011

sangus

The weather was perfect couldn't ask for a better day.
Posted Apr 10, 2012 6:08 pm

orbitorFrom Queen's Mine  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2010

orbitor

Collected the Nevada state highpoint on Independence Day. Tough climb, sometimes over loose scree, but the views of the Sierras from the summit offset all the hardship. It was a perfect summer day. And we saw the wild horses too.
Posted Apr 6, 2012 5:37 pm

krrt2000East Side, Wild Horses  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 1996

krrt2000

With Duane first time, Mike the second in Oct. Mounds of horse s#!$ good views, bagged Montgomery as well.
Posted Feb 26, 2012 8:45 pm

JermoverWinter Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 20, 2012

Jermover

Could not make it to the mine. Had to hike about a 1.5 miles farther. Ankle to knee high snow on the lower mountain with drifts and bare rock/scree on the upper mountain. Kicked a lot of steps. We had ice axe, but was not really necessary. Fun climb with my brother.
Posted Feb 23, 2012 3:57 pm

Alex WoodNo Snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 20, 2011

Alex Wood

Drove all the way to Queen Mine with no problem at all. Started at 5:30 and summited at 11:00am. Sub-zero temps all day long. So cold! There was hardly any snow at all. We brought crampons and ice axes and didn't have to use them at all. I left my trekking poles on Montgomery, if you find them, please PM me! Awesome summit with awesome views.
Posted Dec 22, 2011 6:13 pm

Andrew RankineSnow and the Flu  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 15, 2010

Andrew Rankine

I had the flu and it was a tough day. Very remote. Saw only one person all day. We parked at the wrong spot and it made the trip much longer than it should have been. A couple feet of snow and some wild horses, glissading. A real gem.
Posted Oct 31, 2011 1:43 pm

DariaFull White Mountain Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2011

Daria

From White mountain and Montgomery for a white mountain traverse, summitted a total of 6 peaks on the traverse.
Posted Oct 22, 2011 10:15 pm

sm0421Re: State Highpoint #41!!!

sm0421

great to see you back to highpointing Redwic, I've read almost all your trip reports on SP, thanks!
Posted Oct 9, 2011 4:56 pm

bedellympiancol camp  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2003

bedellympian

Camped out in the Col to the north. Really windy. No tent. Watched shooting stars.
Posted Oct 7, 2011 4:11 pm

RedwicState Highpoint #41!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2011

Redwic

After a nearly two-year hiatus from State Highpointing, a friend and I sought out, and successfully summited, Boundary Peak.
DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE: The so-called "scree" is just loose gravelly-sand... kind of annoying but manageable. The loosest stuff is on the lower slopes; the upper slopes are bouldery. Also, there is a well-defined trail basically leading from the Trail Canyon TH to the summit; no scrambling needed and very easy to follow. I wouldn't rate this as a peak for amateur hikers, but it is not very difficult, either.
Posted Sep 10, 2011 10:17 pm

utclimberScree  Sucess!
I hiked Boundary Peak with my Dad in August of 1998.
Posted Aug 14, 2011 1:32 pm

xpdaMade it!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 10, 1994

xpda

It was cold.
Posted Aug 10, 2011 3:29 pm

Michael GraupeFrom Queen Mine Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2011

Michael Graupe

A very nice hike in the White Mountains. Traversed over to Montgomery as well and made it back to the car well before the thunderstorms started.
Posted Aug 2, 2011 6:37 pm

Paul1Solo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Paul1

Summited solo. Saw one other person on the peak on this crystal clear day.
Posted Aug 2, 2011 3:39 am

mlandau3Trail Canyon Variant  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2011

mlandau3

What holds this mountain up? A tremendous amount of loose scree on the variant. Great views of the Sierra's from the ridge once the scree was below us.
Posted Jul 22, 2011 2:07 am

fedakTrail Canyon Variant  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2011

fedak

Altitude impacted me far more than I was expecting and the slog up the sandy Trail Canyon variant slope took me quite a bit longer than I was planning.

Anyone done both the Trail Canyon and Trail Canyon variation routes and can compare the two? Might try the standard route if I go back to do Montgomery at some point. The variant was a rather steep overly sandy slog.

Pics/commentary are here.
Posted Jul 21, 2011 7:17 pm

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