Buckskin Mountain (NV) Climber's Log

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boisedoc - Nov 1, 2011 11:30 pm Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2011

very short stroll  Sucess!

you can drive up this later in the summer. we walked a short way up the road on our way back from climbing Granite. nice views down into the valley

vancouver islander

vancouver islander - Jun 5, 2010 12:18 am Date Climbed: May 7, 2010

Sometimes everything works for the best  Sucess!

I couldn't get to Granite because FR084 was closed but above where I was stopped was this lovely sharp peak with a likely looking route up the west side. My GPS told me it was Buckskin Mountain, so up I went.

A lovely scramble up to the south ridge, then as easy walk on snow to the top from where the views were simply stunning. The Santa Rosas close at hand and Pueblo and Steens off in the distance to the north.

Didn't see any other evidence of passage, especially not on the west face. I doubt if many (any?) come this way.

Great day. Recommended route.

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