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Genoa Peak

Postby Vaca Russ » Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:08 pm

We checked the NOHRSC snow information and it showed there was only about 8-12 inches on the summit of Genoa. The four mile hike to the summit should be a cake walk. Guess what?

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NOHRSC was wrong!

But the views from the hike along the ridge were great.

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It took us hiking over four miles in deep snow to get our first glimpse of the summit.

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We made the steep hike up in more deep snow.

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The views from the summit were spectacular.

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We ran into some fresh bear tracks on the path back to the trailhead.

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It was a little easier hiking back because we could use our earlier steps instead of having to bust trail.

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I will try to upload another video later.

Thanks for reading our report!

-Russ

PS: OK, I created a 3 minute video of the entire hike, but I can't upload a file that big on Vimeo until next Sunday. So, until then, enjoy this small view from the summit.

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Re: Genoa Peak

Postby kd6swa » Sun Dec 28, 2014 1:14 pm

I see with the clear skies the temps have been getting quite chilly at night. Thanks for the report.

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