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Double Edge Health | Exploring the Summits of Washoe and Nevada

By: Arthur Anderson

I just lately learn an article within the RGJ a few lady who has hiked the tallest peaks in every of the decrease 48 states, twice.  She additionally completed mountaineering the tallest peaks in every of Idaho’s 44 counties.  Sounds fairly bold, however I received to considering that as a Crossfit group this may be a enjoyable problem for ourselves, our family and friends, that will get us exercising and having fun with the nice open air collectively.

I’m going to take up the problem and I invite you to hitch me.  I discovered an inventory on www.mountainzone.com of 136 summits in Washoe county starting from Mount Rose at 10,709 ft to Twentyone Mile Hill at four,554 ft.  I’m going to start out by mountaineering the 20 highest peaks in Washoe County.  My objective is to finish this listing by the top of subsequent 12 months; sooner if climate permits.  I do know a few of you “crazies” could need to do every hike for time and evaluate notes, that may very well be enjoyable too, however me, I’m going for completion of the listing.

WASHOE COUNTY PEAKS

1
Mount Rose
10,709 ft (three,264 m)
2
Church Peak
10,613 ft (three,235 m)
three
Mount Houghton
10,482 ft (three,195 m)
four
Relay Peak
10,272 ft (three,131 m)
5
Snowflower Mountain
10,220 ft (three,115 m)
6
Tamarack Peak
9,872 ft (three,009 m)
7
Slide Mountain
9,632 ft (2,936 m)
eight
Rose Knob Peak
9,613 ft (2,930 m)
9
Rose Knob
9,573 ft (2,918 m)
10
Rifle Peak
9,462 ft (2,884 m)
11
Chocolate Peak
9,406 ft (2,867 m)
12
Mount Baldy
9,265 ft (2,824 m)
13
Alpine Stroll Peak
eight,957 ft (2,730 m)
14
Granite Peak
eight,940 ft (2,725 m)
15
Marlette Peak
eight,743 ft (2,665 m)
16
Tule Peak
eight,707 ft (2,654 m)
17
Herlan Peak
eight,546 ft (2,605 m)
18
Virginia Peak
eight,248 ft (2,514 m)
19
Pah Rah Mountain
eight,222 ft (2,506 m)
20
Peavine Peak
eight,215 ft (2,504 m)

I’ve additionally added to my listing the tallest peaks for every of Nevada’s 17 counties, however with no formal completion time, as they’re extra time consuming to plan and full.

NEVADA COUNTYIES PEAKS

Carson Metropolis County       Snow Valley Peak          9204 ft

Churchill County             Desatoya Peak               9973 ft

Clark County                   Charleston Peak            11,918 ft

Douglas County             East Peak                        9591 ft

Elko County                    Ruby Dome                     11,387 ft

Esmerelda County         Boundary Peak              13,143 ft State highpoint

Eureka County               Diamond Peak                10,614 ft

Humboldt County           Granite Peak                  9732 ft

Lander County                Bunker Hill                       11,474 ft

Lincoln County               Mt. Grafton liner             10,640 ft

Lyon County                   Center Sister liner          10,570 ft

Mineral County               Mt. Grant                         11,280 ft

Nye County                     So Jefferson                   11,941 ft

Pershing County            Star Peak                        9836 ft

Storey County                 Mt. Davidson                  7864 ft

Washoe County             Mt. Rose                          10,776 ft

White Pine County         Wheeler Peak                 13,063 ft

Different web sites with extra details about these hikes are:  www.highpointers.org, www.summitpost.org and www.peakbagger.com.

As I full every hike, I’ll submit it and I encourage you to do the identical in case you’re .  Good luck to any of you who wish to be a part of me.


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