Ascent of Arc Dome on 2013-07-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Friday, July 5, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11773 ft / 3588 m|
Ascent Trip ReportArc Dome was the 2nd peak on my Independence Day climbing trip to Nevada. Coming from the lower desert valleys the lush green of the Aspen groves is amazing. The wildflowers were in full bloom and butterflies followed me all the way to the summit. I had only little time to enjoy the views from the summit as summer monsoon clouds were moving in rapidly. I was surrounded by lightning all the way on the ridge and figured that this is how Arc Dome got its name.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3413 ft / 1040 m|
| Distance:||13.8 mi / 22.2 km|
| Route:||Standard Route|
| Trailhead:||Columbine Campground 8360 ft / 2548 m|
| Quality:||6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles, Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||4 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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