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Grassy Mountain - From the West

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Location: Nevada, United States, North America

Object Title: Grassy Mountain - From the West

Route Type: Hiking

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Page By: redsplashman23

Created/Edited: May 4, 2009 / May 4, 2009

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Overview

This route is a nice class two route that leads to the summit of Grassy Mountain, elevation 8,613 feet. There are some steep portions along the ridge up to the summit, but nothing an in shape hiker could not handle. This route is approximately 3.5 miles round trip.


Getting There

High Clearance Vehicle Highly Recommended

From Caliente, NV take Highway 93 North about 54 miles North just past Pony Springs. Turn left onto Sidehill Pass Rd (also known as Cave Valley Road). You will see Grassy Mountain to your West. This road takes you on the South Side of Grassy Mountain.

Once you turn left. Stay on the main road for about 6.18 miles. At this point turn right onto a dirt road and drive for Approx 1.96 miles. At this point, turn right at the fork and drive approx. 0.65 miles and fix a parking spot.

The Table below shows Latitude and Longitude coordinates for reaching this parking spot.



WPTDirectionsLatitudeLongitude Distance to Drive (mi)
WPT 1Turn Left off of HWY 9338° 19’ 45.7” N 114° 36’ 37.7” W 6.18
WPT 2Turn Right38° 18’ 36.8” N 114° 42’ 34.2” W 1.96; 6.18 miles from HWY 93

WPT 3
Turn right at Fork 38° 20’ 9.9” N 114° 42’ 27” W 0.65; 8.14 miles from HWY 93
WPT 4Park38° 20’ 32.6” N 114° 42’W 8.79 miles from HWY 93


 
Grassy Mountain
Grassy Mountain from HWY 93.

 
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Route Description


WPTDescriptionLatitudeLongitude Elevation (ft) & Distance (mi)
WPT 1Park38° 20’ 32.9” N 114° 42’ W 6,663'; 0.00
WPT 2Start Hike up the Ridge38° 20’ 51.5” N 114° 41’ 2.4” W 7,100'; 0.55

WPT 3
Hiking up the Ridge38° 20’ 26.1” N 114° 42’ 1.7” W 7,489'; 1.04
WPT 4Quarter Mile from Summit38° 20’ 51.5” N 114° 42’ 36.6” W 8,257'; 1.49
WPT 5Summit of Grassy Mountain38° 20’ 53.9” N 114° 40’ 22.2” W 8,613'; 1.74



 
Route to Grassy Mountain
Map with the Waypoints




Essential Gear

Bring a good pair of hiking boots. Also with this area being very remote and services a long ways a way be sure to have plenty of water. A cooler full of food and drinks would be nice too when you return from the mountain.


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hgrapidNice work...however

hgrapid

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Summit of Grassy Mountain: 5,590'?

Also, you say the hike to the top is 1.74 miles, so 3.5 miles round trip?
Posted May 4, 2009 6:52 pm

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