Route Climbed: Columbine Campground - east trail Date Climbed: October 16, 2004
We used the east trail instead of the "normal" western one. It was the first of an intended 8 ultra-prominence peaks in 8 days, however the high winds were a harbinger of worsening weather that limited our trip to 3 in 3 days before driving home thru the giant western winter storm of October 2004. Nice hike, nice mountain!
Route Climbed: North side trail Date Climbed: June 1994
Mitch L. and I hiked up North Twin River to meet our friend Bruce D. on the big plateau just north of Arc Dome (he was hiking the Toiyabe Crest Trail). We spent the night on the plateau, then descended to the saddle and climbed the trail that goes up the north side of the peak.
Route Climbed: Tourist Trail from Columbine Campground Date Climbed: 14 June 2003
Climbed on a spectacular if somewhat hazy day with bearbnz. Drove from Reno that morning, left the trailhead around 9:30 and summited 2hrs 40min later. Took a different trail down for scenery and drove back to Reno. Great hike!