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West Gully

West Gully

West Gully

Page Type: Route

Location: Nevada, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 36.18030°N / 115.4456°W

Object Title: West Gully

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Class 2 (YDS)

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Page By: John

Created/Edited: Nov 26, 2001 / Nov 26, 2001

Object ID: 155930

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Starting at the Sandstone Quarry trailhead, use the Turtlehead Peak Trail described on the main page until you reach 5,580'. It's very straight-forward from the trailhead.

Route Description

At 5,580' you will see a dead tree to climber's right of the trail (east) where you will find a use trail heading up to the base of the West Gully, the southernmost gully on the west side. Although at times it may look like you are heading into a rock wall, there is a defined, but loose, trail that tops out at 5,960' just 15' west from the main trail up the North Slope.

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From the trail at 5,580\' you...A close-up of the West Gully...This is the top of the West...