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cabFrom SR-178  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 15, 2014


After a morning climb of Stewart Point, we made it back to the cars just before needing headlamps.
Posted Nov 17, 2014 1:19 pm

jdmorehouseTicks and a Great Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2013


A fun climb, especially the summit ridge line. Although I didn't pick up any, Lorraine flicked off three ticks during the course of the climb. In February, no less.
Posted Feb 19, 2013 8:42 pm

dshoshoneStandard DPS Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 11, 2013


Fun hike with the dog. Only a few names in register over the last 10 years.
Posted Feb 13, 2013 11:43 am

jimeganpaharump pk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2000


climbed with lvmc
Posted Feb 8, 2008 11:20 am

Bob BurdFrom SR178  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2007

Bob Burd

With Evan Rasmussen, climbed via the standard DPS route. Not as much fun as Nopah, but still enjoyable. Trip Report
Posted May 10, 2007 12:58 pm

brianhughesfrom the highway in Chicago Valley  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 2, 2007


This peak is an excellent scramble with great views from the summit. Laid out below me to the northeast was the town of Pahrump, with snow-capped Charleston Peak behind it in the distance. Eagle Mountain (another great scramble) appears as a lone island in the desert to the northwest. Total of about 8 miles and 3,350 feet vertical from the pullout on the highway. Of course, after the hike, I had to drive to the nearby town of Shoshone for dinner at the Crowbar.
P.S. -Don't forget to pose for a photo with the plywood wedding couple at the end of the dirt road. Unfortunately, the groom had already lost his head by the day I was there.
Posted Mar 15, 2007 10:17 pm

MoapaPkStandard DPS route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2006


Climbed with the Siberian and the Persian.

The route description here is good. I wouild add that the two upper "notches" are really defined by small rock (~10') protuberances on the left side, as one ascends, and the "saddle" is more of a quasi-level point on the ridge. The route is essentially class 2, with the loose chute as the most dangerous part ("dangerous" as in "getting a rock knocked on your head").

We also just wanted to stay on top for a long time.
Posted Apr 9, 2006 7:47 pm

cp0915Route Climbed: from Chicago Valley Date Climbed: May 8, 2005  Sucess!


The 3400 feet of gain went very quickly - not sloggy in the slightest (unusual for a desert peak with that kind of gain). Didn't wanna leave the summit. Curious birds kept doing surprisingly close fly-bys, checking me out.

It's really hard to articulate what made this peak so enjoyable. Just a true desert mountain, I guess - rugged as hell and beautiful.
Posted May 11, 2005 4:16 pm

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