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sierramtngoatFrom Rose/Church Saddle  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2014

sierramtngoat

A short walk/class 2 scramble, a little easier if you stay on the east side of the ridge. I couldn't find the ammo can. There were many cairns on and around the summit; it would be interesting to know the significance considering the peak's relative insignificance.
Posted Jul 7, 2014 6:25 pm

Bob BurdMt. Rose Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 14, 2014

Bob Burd

Who bags Church Peak without going to Mt. Rose? Trip Report.
Posted Jun 1, 2014 12:03 pm

Larry LavertySummit via South Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 18, 2013

Larry Laverty

In crampons and without, followed the ridge over from Mt. Rose to this peak. As with my time on Mt. Rose, there was no evidence in the snow that anyone had been on this peak in weeks or months. What made this summit challenging was the descent. I chose to go straight down the East Face in snowshoes and then along the Whites Creek drainage. Yee Haw! Then back to the Jones Creek approach and out.
Posted Mar 28, 2013 5:35 pm

Vic HansonRose and Church  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2012

Vic Hanson

I did the normal hike on the way up but then went over to the summit of Church Peak from the saddle between the two and then cut over to the trail on the west edge of the saddle on the way down. There was a faint use path in some places.

1:48 up, 26 min. on top, 25 min. to Church, 1:39 down, 4:19 total RT.
Posted Sep 11, 2012 2:13 am

JonathanHeywoodPeak One  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2011
First stop on a loop of Church, Houghton, and Relay.
Posted Dec 22, 2011 5:02 pm

RedwicA Little Extra Peakbagging  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2011

Redwic

This "peak" does not have enough prominence to be considered its own mountain, but due to it being so close to Mount Rose and because it is an officially-named summit I decided to make the trek over to it. I was completely fascinated by the very large piles of rocks scattered on the upper slopes. I kept wondering who put them there, and why.
Posted Sep 13, 2011 12:55 am

mrchad9From Mount Rose  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 23, 2011

mrchad9

Snowshoe outing along with Mount Rose and Mount Snowflower. Nice day. Interesting rock formations on Church Peak (looks like cairns everywhere).
Posted Jan 24, 2011 3:02 am

nickLsandwich  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2009

nickL

I ate my lunch here cause there was a mob on top of Rose.
Posted Jun 13, 2010 1:16 am

granjerowheee  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2010

granjero

finally got to ski the north face in good snow!
Posted Apr 23, 2010 5:46 pm

SKIGood times, winter and summer  Sucess!

SKI

Spent a winter night here looking for some tranquility. 4 Inches fresh powder in the morning. Now that's Love.
Posted Dec 30, 2009 10:40 pm

cp0915From Mt. Rose  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2009

cp0915

Easy bonus peak.
Posted Aug 2, 2009 12:20 am

mlarkin2002Loop  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008
Loop with Rose, Houghton and Relay
Posted Jan 28, 2009 12:45 am

hgrapidWindy and snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 22, 2008

hgrapid

There was a lot of snow along the trail. It was sometimes hard to follow the trail. It was very windy at the summit. I left some gloves near the top when I was tying my shoe. I had the gloves for 12 years. Unfortunate that I lost them. However, it was a tough summit to get, and I got it in cold and snow on the ground and wind, so I am satisfied.
Posted Nov 22, 2008 7:56 pm

SummitJunkieCombined with Rose  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

SummitJunkie

Hiked from Rose, fun day. Bit smokey..
Posted Jul 25, 2008 12:11 am

benjohnsonFrom Mount Rose
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2008

benjohnson

Had a nice weekend in the area, bagging Mount Rose, Church Peak, Sunflower Mountain, Houghton, and Relay Peak.
Posted Jul 3, 2008 5:02 pm

96avs01Quick Dayhike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

96avs01

A quick dayhike to get some exertion at altitude before heading the the High Sierra this week for a couple 14ers. Views were heavily impacted by all the wildfires. Chased down during descent by some hail.
Posted Jun 30, 2008 11:51 am

JonodoEasy Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2008

Jonodo

Quick and easy side trip from Mt. Rose.
Posted Jun 30, 2008 12:26 am

Katy YAnother side trip
Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2007

Katy Y

Yep, side trip from Mt. Rose. Ammo can and log book mark the peak.
Posted Nov 5, 2007 8:56 am

A BitNice side trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2007

A Bit

Surprised to learn recently that this is a named peak. It is a nice side trip from Mt. Rose.
Posted Sep 1, 2007 1:37 am

McCannsterSide Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2006

McCannster

Bagged Church Peak on the way down from Mt. Rose.
Posted Aug 5, 2007 8:59 pm

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