Death Valley Natl Pk Ibex Peak, Jubliee Mtn, Virgin Springs summits Dec. 2, 2019

John Morrow

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Three shorter but highly enjoyable summit scrambles on the south side of Jubilee Pass Hwy, 178 in the south end of Death Valley National Park.

Straightforward.
Lots of info out on Ibex Peak 4751" standard route. Most cars can do the 1.5 mile approach road. Small camping area at end but slopey.

Moving up the Ibex Peak slope by John Morrow, on Flickr

View east by John Morrow, on Flickr

Panamint Range by John Morrow, on Flickr

Then onto the north ridge of Jubilee Mountain 2526'. Take the climber's right of the two north ribs up for good class 2 scramble opportunity on OK rock, descend the climber's left rib.

Longridge by John Morrow, on Flickr

On North Ridge Jubilee by John Morrow, on Flickr

On Jubilee Peak looking south by John Morrow, on Flickr

Finished on a little thing, Virgin Springs Peak 807', for some close up views of Death Valley and the Amaragosa River valley:

Amaragosa Valley by John Morrow, on Flickr

Talc Hills and Black Mountains by John Morrow, on Flickr

Desert Hound Peak by John Morrow, on Flickr

More pics here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/23557848@N03/albums/72157712232833301
 
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