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voxnihiliClimbed on my second try  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2012

voxnihili

Cold and windy but absolutely beautiful.

Went up the SW Ridge route. As I noted on the route page, the last little bit of the road is marked as private property, but you can go straight up the ridge from the sign with no issues (other than steepness).
Posted Jan 15, 2012 12:34 pm

ericwillhiteMiners Basin  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010

ericwillhite

This page was a great help. I had never been in the area and my first time was at 1 a.m. in the dark. Somehow I found all the correct turnoffs and in the morning, I was in the right spot on the final 4WD road.
Road along the tracks is so close to the trains as they pass. A train didn't like me being there, he was coming behind me and about a mile back, he turned out all his lights. I couldn't figure out what happened to him. Just as he got behind me, he turned on all his lights and blasted his horn. It was like some scarry movie.
Posted Nov 6, 2010 6:39 pm

DeanWest side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

Dean

It took us three hours to get from the Lakeview point Flying J (Toole turnoff) to the 5200 foot place where we parked near an old mine to do this very isolated but beautiful peak (exactly 100 miles). Mike is a great hiking companion and he also knew this area from previous visits. The route we took up was very reasonable and straightforward and was mainly class 2 with a class three spot here and there. We had 1700 feet of elevation gain in a bit over a mile so it was pretty steep in some spots but never technical. Along with a summit register and benchmarks, we found a fairly recent geocache, placed in late May.
Posted Aug 18, 2009 9:23 pm

MikerHikerSteep Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2009

MikerHiker

Hiked with Dean, We went in up Miners Basin from the west and parked below the summit. We walked up the road to the saddle and then took off going up the south side. Great hike, It was very steep and somewhat loose in a few places. You really need to watch your step on this one. Saw a nice Bighorn Sheep on the way up.
Posted Aug 18, 2009 6:47 pm

byatesClimbed from the West  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 13, 1996

byates

Best guess on the date of My climb from the West.
Posted Dec 1, 2008 1:09 pm

KadeeCrazy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2006

Kadee

One of my favorite peaks! This area was amazing! I really enjoyed this hike and I loved the views from the summit. I particularly liked the views looking south towards the rest of the range.
Posted Nov 18, 2008 4:19 pm

VarleysRoute Climbed: From the east side climbing up the ridge south of Dell's Canyon Date Climbed: June '04  Sucess!
I camped near a mine at the head of the canyon and hiked south and then west following a ridge. There wasn't a trail but the route-finding was easy. From the camp to the top and back was about 4 hours. I climbed close to the top but turned around because of the exposure.

The mines in this canyon seem intact and are interesting to look at. I saw two guys on motorcycles east of the mountain. In the two days I was there I didn't see any other people. The isolation here is a little spooky.
Posted Oct 4, 2005 5:17 pm

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