Welcome to SP!  -

Star Peak Climber's Log

Sort By:


[ Sign the Climber's Log ]
Viewing: 1-20 of 22 « PREV 1 2 NEXT » 

cdogSummer jaunt  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2014

cdog

Nice hike via the road from El Dorado Canyon. I parked just above a saddle at 7300', which was pretty reasonable in my 4wd full size pickup. The road from there climbed a 40% grade, which is pretty freakin steep for a road, and my legs were burning within a minute. Still a couple snow patches up high.
Posted Jul 3, 2014 2:38 pm

seanoMaybe?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 20, 2014

seano

I think I reached the summit, but in a whiteout with 5" of fresh snow on the ground. It's a nice-looking mountain, from what I saw the day before. Trip report.
Posted May 29, 2014 2:51 pm

calebEOCEl Dorado Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2014

calebEOC

I was able to drive to a sharp switchback at 7000 feet where I decided to park as the road was getting pretty steep and a little muddy. From here it was a quick roadhike up to 8700 feet then straight up the ridge to summit. From the valley floor it appeared there might be a lot of snow on the mountain, but once we were up on the mountain it became evident that very little snow remained.
Posted Apr 18, 2014 7:47 pm

louhibbardLiked the Ridge Travers  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2013
Thanks to Bob Burd for the Ridge Traverse idea. After summiting Star did Van Zant and Thunder - with Thunder being the most fun with a little third class.
Posted Jul 14, 2013 8:02 pm

sarahjt1Another Gorgeous Day in Paradise  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2013

sarahjt1

Drove to the old mining site in Eldorado Canyon and parked around 5800ft. Took the road most of the way and left it below the first obvious old tower... Cold and windy with minimal snow made for a quick summit shot with my pups before eating lunch elsewhere.
Posted Mar 16, 2013 11:07 pm

boisedocel dorado canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2012

boisedoc

quick trip. drove up to about 7800ft. The road is in great shape but pretty darn steep. Good views and worth a hike if you happen to be driving down I-80 (or are a ultra bagger). Just a little bit of snow.
Posted Nov 5, 2012 12:32 am

MoapaPkSnow storm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 26, 2012

MoapaPk

Any wimp can climb in good weather.
Posted May 29, 2012 2:54 am

lbaradelStar traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2011

lbaradel

Nice scramble, first of a 9-day Nevada adventure. Trip report
Posted Dec 2, 2011 2:28 am

Bob BurdRidge traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2010

Bob Burd

Lots of snow, fun traverse from Star to Van Zant & Thunder with Matthew, Bill, and Mike. Trip Report
Posted Jul 25, 2010 3:59 pm

tednvStar  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2010
Lots of bugs in morning. fantastic views at summit.
Posted Jul 1, 2010 6:22 pm

mlarkin2002Range Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2010
Hiked with Bill from Star City up the NE ridge to the summit. Descended the west access road down through ElDorado canyon all the way to I-80. Matthew and Bob drove around to pick us up after going from Star -> Thunder and back to the car.
Posted Apr 28, 2010 2:22 pm

JonodoRidge Traverse from Sacred Point  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2009

Jonodo

Hiked from the old Star City site up to Sacred Point to Thunder Mountain, Van Vant Peak then over to Star Peak. I was really impressed by the area. Flowers were blooming and the creeks were flowing. The traverse from Van Zant to Star Peak is very fun. There was one section of an easy class 3 knife edge ridge. Natural arches on the peaks are pretty cool too. I hiked with Greg D on a really long day out of Sacramento.
Posted Jun 2, 2009 4:28 pm

A BitStar City Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2008

A Bit

Snow still lingering from weather systems that hit over the Memorial Day weekend. About 6-8" along the ridge line beginning at the 9000' saddle. Great views at the top and interesting remains at the bottom around the Star City site.
Posted May 31, 2008 9:53 pm

Brian KaletStar Creek, SE gully  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 5, 2008

Brian Kalet

Skied from the summit! Trip Report
Posted Apr 5, 2008 10:22 pm

buzzdainerEl Dorado Canyon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 18, 2007
The road into El Dorado Canyon, which had been washed out in 2006, was passable in my Nissan Pathfinder in 2007. I drove up past the Blackjack Mine to where the snow started around 7000 feet, and then walked the rest of the way to the summit.
Posted Oct 13, 2007 12:16 pm

DeanNorth east ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2006

Dean

I went up the ridge that is between the Silver Star and DeSoto Mines. No trail until hitting the saddle at 9097 and then it is simple up to the summit. Interesting antenna structure along the way. Lots of low lying brush to deal with on the route I chose and I wouldn't want to do it during tick season. 4000 foot gain from where I parked near the old Star City site. I walked up past the Queen of Sheba mine. Great weather and some Chukar hunters down on the roads. Had some snow on the summit due to a storm that had hit a week before. That was strange but one of my pics shows some of the snow on the way up.
Posted Oct 15, 2006 1:04 pm

Hapey McHapeRoute Climbed: Star City Canyon Date Climbed: June 10, 2001  Sucess!

Hapey McHape

The climb is much more nice from the south. It was windy on top but not too cold. If you take this route you can see some natural arches on the way up that not too many people know about.
Posted Jan 28, 2006 12:28 am

Indiana Mad-ManRoute Climbed: El Dorado Canyon Date Climbed: June 10, 2001  Sucess!

Indiana Mad-Man

This one day climb is very straightforward but very rewarding at the top. Excellent views, no snow, and a few old mine shafts. Just watch out for the sheep on your way up!
Posted Nov 21, 2005 3:38 pm

Bob BoltonRoute Climbed: El Dorado Canyon Date Climbed: September 11, 2004  Sucess!

Bob Bolton

I drove my 4Runner to the switchback at 8,400 feet and parked. This gave me a 1400-foot climb to the summit of Pershing County. Perfect weather, clear air, great views. This was my 8th and last 5000-foot+ prominence peak in 8 days.
Posted Sep 16, 2004 1:03 am

Dennis PoulinRoute Climbed: El Dorado Date Climbed: 5 July 2004  Sucess!

Dennis Poulin

Great hike in the early morning.
Posted Aug 31, 2004 5:09 pm

Viewing: 1-20 of 22 « PREV 1 2 NEXT » 
[ Return to 'Star Peak' main page ]