Pahrump Point, 5740′

Day hike to Pahrump Point, January 2, 2016

Approach: Dirt road off Highway 178.

Allow: Full day for 8 miles and 3400′ gain.

Difficulty: Class 2.

This was day four of a peakbagging outing I posted on California Peaks. Somehow we managed to save the hardest peak for the last day. We decided to get an early start.

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Our dirt road car camp at dawn.

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Stewart Point, 5265′

Day hike to Stewart Point, January 1, 2016

Approach: From Highway 178.

Allow: 5-6 hours for 6.5 miles and 2600′ gain. 

Difficulty: Class 2.

This was day three of a four day peakbagging outing I posted on California Peaks. It was a beautiful, clear morning. The temperatures were slightly less frigid than when we started but still chilly. We stayed up late the night before enjoying bubbly and trading adventure stories. I was feeling good about the new year.

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My backcountry roads car camping set up.

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