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Ascent of Arctic Point on 2019-09-14

Climber: Michael Sullivan

Others in Party:Shelly Britton
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, September 14, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Arctic Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:8336 ft / 2540 m

Ascent Trip Report

Distance: 2.7 miles
Elevation gain/loss: 899 ft / 877 ft
Moving time: 1:25
Moving speed: 1.92 mph

After Gold Mountain we drove across Holcomb Valley Road to do Arctic Point. On the way we stopped to check out the Van Dusen Cabin and Wilbur's Grave. We drove up 3N43 and parked just before the road gets really gnarly. We were treated with a show by a group of jeepers spotting for the brave soul that made it up that super rough rocky section of road. We then shortly left the road a little early to look for a mine but only found a filled in hole. Then cross country a stretch to intersect the ducked gully route to the summit. Lost the route in the middle several times with many dead falls likely covering it. Found the register on the summit. Our downhill route was much more accurate so use that one if necessary.


Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Michael Sullivan
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