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T3xa5b0yRose and Church combo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2015


Although the hike to the peak from the Rose trail was pretty fun, the overall experience wasn't as exciting as Rose. The views are nice, but not as good as Rose. Still a fun day hiking though.
Posted Feb 12, 2016 11:41 pm

FairweatherFrom Mt. Rose  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2015


With meetup group.
4 peak day (With Relay & Houghton).
Posted Oct 18, 2015 8:23 pm

trexkerry5 peak day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2015
Fun day of hiking, from Mt. Rose summit took the Relay Road, cross country from due south of Tamarack, up and over the peak, back down to Relay Road, up to Relay Peak where I scrambled up the last 300 feet rather than walking the road, then took the new trail to Mt. Houghton, then cross country down from Houghton to the saddle with Mt. Rose, picked up the Mt. Rose trail here, took that until it was time for the easy cross country to Church Peak, then rejoined the Mt. Rose trail to the summit of Mt. Rose. Took the Mt. Rose trail all the way back down. TR will be posted HERE.
Posted Aug 21, 2015 12:12 am

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


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

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


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


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


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


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

SKIGood times, winter and summer  Sucess!


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


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

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


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


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

benjohnsonFrom Mount Rose
Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2008


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


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


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

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