RENO MT 2319m 7280′
A rarely climbed mountain with a last newsletter mention in 1990. Presently in Darkwoods, so permission must be obtained. Good mine ruins.
Difficulty: Easy from mine
Elevation gain: 1200′ if can drive to mine.
Key elevations: Mine (old end of road) 6000′, ridge 7000′
Access: Difficult. Nugget Creek Rd 4WD HC
Season: Late June through October
Map: 82F/3 Salmo
Drive: From Salmo, drive 6.5kms south on the old highway and turn left up Sheep Creek FSR. Drive 8kms and turn left (north) on the Nugget Mine Rd. 4WD HC on steep mountain road keeping left at both forks to mine ruins (1990).
Route: East (summit) and a west peak separated by 3oom long ridge 7000 feet. Visit the basin and mine at 6000′.