Mount Houghton Climber's Log

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m34tba11 - Jan 30, 2018 1:47 pm Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2017

COLD day of SOTA..   Sucess!

Hiked in with my buddy Doug. Some snow up high, but nothing dangerous. Walked up the road to the lift, then over land hiked.
Came down the slope since it was stable with a few inches of snow..

Brian Asher

Brian Asher - May 5, 2016 3:00 am Date Climbed: Dec 12, 2015

Snowshoe on Snowy Day  Sucess!

Snowshoed up from Mt. Rose Trailhead on a snowy day. Nice views of Tahoe before storm moved in. Have maps and a good idea of the route because in deep snow it was slow going.



Fairweather - Oct 18, 2015 8:22 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2015

From Church Peak/Mt. Rose  Sucess!

With Relay Peak, that make 4 for the day.
With meetup group.

trexkerry - Aug 21, 2015 12:12 am Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2015

5 peak day  Sucess!

Fun day of hiking, from Mt. Rose summit took the Relay Road, cross country from due south of Tamarack, up and over the peak, back down to Relay Road, up to Relay Peak where I scrambled up the last 300 feet rather than walking the road, then took the new trail to Mt. Houghton, then cross country down from Houghton to the saddle with Mt. Rose, picked up the Mt. Rose trail here, took that until it was time for the easy cross country to Church Peak, then rejoined the Mt. Rose trail to the summit of Mt. Rose. Took the Mt. Rose trail all the way back down. TR will be posted HERE.

labgloves - Feb 10, 2013 7:09 pm Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2013

snowshoe  Sucess!

Cold morning snowshoe with nearby Tamarack Peak. This was my first trip to this nice area.


antonyw - Jul 14, 2012 11:41 am Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2011

Relay Peak and Mt Houghton  Sucess!

Picked off Relay first then headed over to Houghton, took a stupid way down from there but ended up finding a decent chute to get me back down on to the Rose trail.

Track and pics here:


danomike - Feb 28, 2012 7:53 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2012

Ski  Sucess!

Ski to the summit. Broke my binding and had to ski on a field repair and do some boot hiking.

JonathanHeywood - Dec 22, 2011 4:58 pm Date Climbed: Dec 16, 2011

Middle of the Loop

A brief stop on the way from Church to Relay.


Marmaduke - Nov 11, 2011 12:36 am Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2011

Great views  Sucess!

Hiked with my brother-in-law to Relay also, did Tamarack also. About a foot of very dry snow. Some nice ridges and views to the West and NW,


SKI - Jan 25, 2011 11:15 pm Date Climbed: Jan 25, 2011

Icy skiing conditions  Sucess!

Traversed from Relay's summit. Icy conditions the whole way. 4 hours C2C.


mrchad9 - Jan 24, 2011 2:52 am Date Climbed: Jan 21, 2011

Snowshoe  Sucess!

Snowshoe trip with Tamarack and Relay. Hot and sunny all day.


WML - Jan 7, 2011 1:58 pm

probed about caldera

but they day was getting a bit late so returned to the powerline run and got out....damn those 11 o'clock alpine starts...


96avs01 - Aug 23, 2010 12:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2010

Traverse from Relay  Sucess!

Very windy day. Can't wait to hit some of the chutes off the S Ridge with my splitboard!


bigsuit - Jul 6, 2010 11:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2010

A quick one  Sucess!

Nice easy hike up to the top and back along the relay rd. Great Views

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Apr 24, 2010 7:38 pm Date Climbed: Mar 24, 2001

Spring outing  Sucess!

Nice snowshoe outing with Relay Peak and Mt. Rose. Trip Report


granjero - Mar 3, 2010 9:20 pm Date Climbed: Mar 4, 2005

Great Skiing  Sucess!

The Bronco Chutes abound!

Katy Y

Katy Y - Sep 6, 2009 7:56 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2009

Nice diversion  Sucess!

Use trail well defined. Nice to hike solo away from the gobs of peeps on Relay and Rose today.

mlarkin2002 - Jan 28, 2009 12:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2008

Loop  Sucess!

Loop with Rose, Church, and Relay


jboldt1971 - Aug 21, 2008 1:25 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2008

Via Relay Peak  Sucess!

Total solitude. Can do Relay, Houghton, and Mt. Rose in a few hours.


hgrapid - Aug 3, 2008 4:16 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2008

Houghton running  Sucess!

I ran a third of the way up and down this mountain. It was a nice day, without much smoke. It took only 1 1/2 hours to the summit from the trailhead.

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