Sloan Canyon NCA

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westy

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What a nice day ! Warm, mixed sky, light wind. Perfect. Headed in on the Quo Vadis Mine Road til it topped out,

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then put boots to earth for a short jaunt up.

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I had wanted to make it out to the high point in frame upper left, but after some really enjoyable easy walking and spicy scrambling thru notches and down chutes, that final hump is a just awful loose and very steep, near vertical but chunky, 100' +/- nasty wall. Soooo... we just turns right back around and enjoy the aforementioned route in reverse back to the truck.

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Then headed out along Dutchman Pass Road to exit back into town.

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A really nice area, crisscrossed by dirt roads for some decent access.
 

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Nick

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Looks like a great spot to do some walking this time of year!
 

westy

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Day use only? Car camping? Thank you for sharing.
I am not exactly sure. I would say car camping allowed where you can find it unless specifically posted other wise, although sites are spares it seemed, not a lot of pull outs on the dirt roads.
 

John Morrow

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I am not exactly sure. I would say car camping allowed where you can find it unless specifically posted other wise, although sites are spares it seemed, not a lot of pull outs on the dirt roads.
I believe on the south side there are dispersed campsites near the southern trailhead in a place called Hidden Valley. This map is out of date as there is now a paved road to the Petroglyph Canyon (North) TH and a trailer visitor center.

https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/documents/files/NV_SloanCanyon_NCA.pdf

Nov 27, 2016 trip report:
http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8022931
 

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