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Mount Rose Trail

Mount Rose Trail

Mount Rose Trail

Page Type: Route

Location: Nevada, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 39.34390°N / 119.9161°W

Object Title: Mount Rose Trail

Route Type: hike

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: moderate to difficult

Route Quality: 
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Page By: peak bagger

Created/Edited: Nov 15, 2001 / Nov 15, 2001

Object ID: 155908

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South West trail head. Map reference Mount Rose NV, 7.5 minute USGS.

Route Description

The first 2 miles is on your basic jeep road, where people hike or mountain bike. The trail turns to the right entering into a meadow this is the start of the Mount Rose Wilderness area. You will the cross Galena Creek and the trail starts to get mildly steeper as you head towards the saddle where it will turn right again, this is where the trail really gets steep as you are appraoching the summit.

Essential Gear

Always take a wind breaker it can get quit windy at time on the peak, and the approach.

Miscellaneous Info

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