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This is a nice snowshoe to a peak in the Sagehen Hills, along Hwy 89 north of Truckee. The route has views of Mt. Rose, Martis Valley, and Stampede Reservoir. There was 8-10 inches of new snow to break through, so the going was slow until we joined a day-old ski track on the final ascent to peak 7104.


3.50 mi (1.45 mi uphill, 1.53 mi downhill, 0.46 mi flat)
900 ft total ascent – 14.6 % uphill grade, 297.7 % downhill grade
3:01:07 total time (2:26:04 moving, 0:35:03 stopped)
0:41:47 pace (1.4 mph average speed, 4.6 mph max speed)
7.9 difficulty, 12.5 effort