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Star

4/5/2008

Access from Reno, NV:
US 395 south
I-80 East
NV 400 South 9 miles
Dirt Road West 4.9 miles
4WD Road South to snow closure
Drive Time: ~2 h

I skinned up the snow-covered road, then up the drainage leading to the east face of Star Peak. I was able to ski from the summit finding wind-affected powder up top, then corn below. The highlight of the descent was the steep, narrow gully.
Elevation: ~3620’
Distance: ~6 miles
Time: 2:50

Star Peak and my descent line


Looking south from the summit


My tracks in the upper gully


The gully


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