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First SOTA Activation: Tamarack Peak, Washoe County, Nevada - May 18, 2012 - "Three Aces of Five"

Summit: 
W7N/WC-003

First SOTA Activation of Tamarack Peak, Washoe County, Nevada - Ace Number 3.

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First SOTA Activation: Mount Houghton, Washoe County, Nevada - May 18, 2012 - "Two Aces of Five"

Summit: 
W7N/WC-002

First SOTA Activation of Mount Houghton, Washoe County, Nevada - Ace Number 2.

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First SOTA Activation: Crystal Mtn (Silver King), WA - July 19, 2013

Summit: 
W7W/RS-010

Great outing on sunny and warm day (80F at 2:00 PM).  With Loren Chotzen, Dexter the Labrador and Max the Husky.

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First SOTA Activation: Mount Rose, Washoe County, Nevada - 09/24/2011 - "One Ace of Five"

Summit: 
W7N/WC-001

First Activation of Mount Rose, Washoe County, Nevada - Ace Number 1.


The reference to Aces is because of this mountain's proximity to Reno / Lake Tahoe (Nevada side) proximity to gambling casino's.


This is a trail hike up to summit of Mount Rose, 10,766 feet elevation.  Trail is about 10.6 miles round trip., with 2,000 feet +/- elevation gain.


The views are amazing!: Reno, Nevada; Carson Valley; Lake Tahoe region and northern Sierra Nevada mountain range.