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Fletchawesome  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2011

Fletch

warm up for mt grant...
Posted Dec 28, 2012 3:44 pm

MoapaPkIn snow  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2012

MoapaPk

Post-holing is FUN. Marmots and wild horses.
Posted May 29, 2012 2:49 am

JonodoCold Springs Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

Jonodo

Hiked the twins out of Cold Springs Canyon. The stock trail is getting overgrown but is still visible in most places. The road to Basque summit was muddy and impassable so we had to backtrack. The day turned out harder than I was expecting but the Spencer Hot Springs that evening took care of the aches. Hit Bunker Hill the next day. Fun weekend with Greg D.
Posted Jun 28, 2011 3:41 pm

tednvfun hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2010
banged my truck up pretty high so was relatively easy. nice day, and a fun hike to start my 5 peaks in 5 days trip. my odometer had basque summit further than what was listed.
Posted Aug 5, 2010 8:11 pm

Bob BurdFrom the east  Sucess!

Bob Burd

A crappy drive in from Smith Valley (not recommended) for an easy hike from the east, with Bill and Adam. Trip Report
Posted Jul 26, 2010 2:44 pm

SageHawkLoooong hike from Carrol Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2009

SageHawk

Made the very long hike from the end of the 4wd road that leads north for about 1/2 mi from Carrol Summit. Requires scaling or skirting quite a few small peaks along the way. Saw a herd of wild horses on one of the peaks. Great views. Leave early if you attempt this route. No trail except for the occasional horse track. Way too many domestic cattle along the way.
Posted Aug 30, 2009 5:51 am

Brian KaletCold Springs Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2008

Brian Kalet

Sweet views!
Posted Jun 3, 2008 9:34 pm

A BitRock Creek Ridges  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 16, 2008

A Bit

Drove in from Reno on a clear, warm day. This is a steep approach through Pinyon Pine and Mountain Mahogany forest. Above treeline, most of the snow was gone but not much in the way of wildlife yet.
Posted May 17, 2008 1:07 pm

buzzdainerCold Springs Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 19, 2007
Followed the Cold Springs Canyon route. Quite a lot of snow. Someone has done some trail maintenance, so the trial was in good condition and easy to follow along the creek.
Posted Oct 13, 2007 3:35 pm

BeDrinkablelove this area  Sucess!

BeDrinkable

This is a wonderful area where I've spent a lot of time as a youngster. Many of these desert ranges contain little jewels: year-round springs, moss-lined canyons, high meadows teeming with wildlife. It seems more precious when surrounded by breathtaking high desert landscapes.
Posted Sep 12, 2006 7:14 pm

puddinatorCarrol Summit north along ridge
Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2005

puddinator

This was an all-day hike that needed every bit of the long solstice daylight. Hiking along the Desatoya spine was exhilarating with awesome views in all directions. It's tempting to follow the horse trails but they don't exactly lead anywhere. In retrospect I would have backpacked and spent the nite out instead of hurrying back before twilight set in.
Posted Mar 6, 2006 6:16 pm

surgentRoute Climbed: from Basque Summit Date Climbed: June 2002  Sucess!

surgent

Enjoyable high-sage hike. We camped on a hillock and made the round trip in about 4 hours. Beautiful hike, classic Great Basin peak.
Posted Sep 14, 2005 1:04 pm

Dennis PoulinRoute Climbed: Northeast route from Basque Summit Date Climbed: 2 Oct 2004  Sucess!

Dennis Poulin

Great climb with Dean during hunting season. The weather deteriorated on the way back to the car. First snow pellets, then hail, then rain, and just as we got to the car lightning. We got wet but we also got the summit and the County Highpoint of Churchill County.
Posted Oct 20, 2004 12:54 pm

DeanRoute Climbed: Northwest route Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2004  Sucess!

Dean

Dennis Poulin and I found ourselves in the midst of many hunters as hunting season opened on the same day as we climbed this peak. Careful to wear bright orange, we waited for about a half hour as hunters shot at deer that were on our route. After those skittish critters left the area, we carried on with our hike. Nice peak but if you had the right 4WD vehicle, you could actually start at 9000 feet. Hmmm.
Posted Oct 8, 2004 9:33 pm

ScottySRoute Climbed: Rock Creek Ridges Date Climbed: May 29, 2004  Sucess!

ScottyS

Drove out from Bridgeport, CA and climbed this steep approach in the morning with Barry Beck and then drove over to the Shoshones to get North Shoshone Peak in the afternoon --- driving back to Bridgeport in the evening. 4hrs car-to-car on the Twins, with ~4100' gain and maybe 7mi. Saw some Sage Hen and Chukar near treeline.
Posted Jun 4, 2004 2:36 pm

bearbnzRoute Climbed: Mahogany Ridge Date Climbed: May 29, 2004  Sucess!

bearbnz

Climbed this peak and North Shoshone Peak with ScottyS on a warm Saturday in May. Outside of air quailty, the views are wonderful from the summit.
Posted Jun 4, 2004 10:25 am

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