Ascent of Arctic Point on 2010-07-31

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, July 31, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Arctic Point
    Elevation:8336 ft / 2540 m

Ascent Trip Report

**Sierra Club HPS-Led Hike
Leaders: Ted Lubeschkoff, Patrick Vaughn
Peaks: Silver Peak (6756'), Arctic Point (8336'), Delamar Mountain (8398'), and Butler Peak (8535'), in that order
Stats: 10 miles total, +4,000' gain with a drive in between each peak

(1) Silver Peak: 3 miles RT, +1000' (UP = pathfinder, DOWN = HPS Route #1...Navigation somewhat challenging
(2) Arctic Point: 3 miles RT, +800' (UP = pathfinder, DOWN = HPS Route #1)...Navigation very challenging
(3) Delamar Mountain: 1 mile RT, +700' (via HPS Route #1)
(4) Butler Peak: 3 miles RT, +1500' (NEW ROUTE, from Highway 18, went up a ridgeline, which intersected with the dirt road. Then turned left for 0.25 mile to the summit).

Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 6:20 PM
Total time: 9 hr 20 min
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Weather:Mostly Sunny, Some Clouds, Mid 70s

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