Rose Peak Hike Logs

Are you taking the NorCal Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge? Here you can see all the hikes logged in our challenge, with the most recent at the top. Click on a hike log to see all the details, more photos and leave comments for the challengers.

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Quiet solitude to finish

I chose to do this last hike solo. It was by far the most challenging, but it was serene, and needed. I asked several friends,…
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Snowy at the Top of Rose peak

It was a beautiful hike, great views the entire way. While it took longer then sizer to complete (total time of 8hr, 5 min including…
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The long road

Trail was good. Open without any cover. Ran into a baby rattler. The wind at the top was welcome relief. Long, long road of not…
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Rose Peak……Long, long road and a snake

Pretty dry out there. Went off trail just a tad here and there. Not many people out hiking today. Long long open exposed hike. Views…
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Comarades

Rolling hills upon rolling hills! Mount Rose seems to be eluding us. But with shear determination and grit we conquered this Beast together with some…
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Gorgeous Views from Rose Peak

Not going to kid you, this is a tough vertical hike! We did it over two days and stayed at Maggie's Half Acre Camp summiting…
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Relaxing 20 Miler

This is a really fun hike. With a trek this long, we zoned out for miles at a time and it felt meditative at times.…
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Not Rosey

This was a long hike and definitely not a rosey hike.  Encountered numerous cows and a lot of cow wastes on the ground, so literally…
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Whistling cat of Maggies 1/2 Acre

This was the toughest of the 6 – and since the last, I had experienced all the others.  Maybe about same vertical as Mount Sizer…
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Sunrise on Rose Peak

Final peak for our team “Dusty Hiking Boots”! This was a tough hike with steep verticals. We enjoyed stopping for lunch at Schleipper Rock and…
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Rose Peak Quads Buster

Probably the toughest hike of all the peaks, mainly due to the distance involved – approx. 20 miles! A group of 10 started at 8…
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#4 of 6: Rose Peak, 20.0 miles (4,501′ ascent)

Slogged thru this with 9 mates (Great Hikes Plus One – meetup.com), followed by well-deserved beers and bites at La Casita in nearby Fremont, CA.…
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