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Ascent of Mount Arvon on 2013-09-01

Climber: Walter Blume

Date:Sunday, September 1, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Arvon
    Location:USA-Michigan
    Elevation:1978 ft / 602 m

Ascent Trip Report

The city of L'Anse seemed almost completely deserted as I drove through. At the turnoff by a church, 16 miles from town, the road is dirt, but in fairly good condition, and well marked with blue diamond "Arvon" signs that one can follow all the way to the top. I didn't really want to simply drive to the top, so I stopped a little earlier and hiked the rest of the way. Area seems to be quite popular with ATVs, as a couple groups passed me as I walked. There was a sign that said "view", but it was just a small pond. It was misty and overcast at the actual highpoint, so not much to see, I sort of imagined I could see Lake Superior, but it was pretty foggy. As I descended, it started to rain, which caused me to abort my attempt to go to Mt Curwood afterwards.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:238 ft / 72 m
    Extra Gain:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route:High Point Rd
    Trailhead:High Point Rd  1860 ft / 566 m
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:30 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Walter Blume
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