Dante BM Climber's Log
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|jfrishmanIII||Great stroll |
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2013
|Fantastic stroll to great views and away from crowds. It was also my 2-year-old son's first summit almost entirely under his own power. Can't wait to come back for Perry!|
|Posted Dec 27, 2013 4:36 pm|
|RaymondShevsky||Mos Eisley overlook? |
Date Climbed: Apr 4, 2012
|The famous Star Wars scene was filmed either here or very close by. Part of a "Death Valley Star Wars" tour on which I was taking my young son. See Steve Hall's website www.panamintcity.com|
|Posted Dec 20, 2013 2:27 pm|
|Stu Brandel||Fun Stop, Wonderful View |
Date Climbed: Mar 28, 2013
|Well worth the 13 mile drive.|
|Posted Mar 29, 2013 11:40 am|
|WOLFrising||Just a lil' devil|
Climbed so to and from Mount Perry. I don't think I would call it a proper peak unless done that way or from Badwater.
|Posted Jan 5, 2013 11:29 pm|
|labgloves||Amazing views |
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2012
|Nice stroll along the ridge|
|Posted Dec 1, 2012 1:09 pm|
|calipidder||Trail on way to Perry |
Date Climbed: Nov 24, 2012
|Do I get to count it twice if I tagged the benchmark both on the way to and from Perry?|
|Posted Nov 27, 2012 9:13 pm|
|jtellis||Amazing view |
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2012
|My car did most of the work, but I ran up and down this just for the heck of it. I wasn't expecting to find a geological marker and a cairn. Wow, was it hot and windy, and absolutely incredible.|
|Posted Jun 18, 2012 3:11 am|
Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2012
|Great view for such a small amount of effort.|
|Posted Apr 14, 2012 10:59 am|
|ericnoel||Dante's View Peak |
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2012
|I never turn down an easy peak opportunity.|
|Posted Mar 22, 2012 11:49 pm|
|EastKing||The best place for a sunset! |
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2012
|The best place for a sunset.|
|Posted Jan 24, 2012 2:05 am|
|gimpilator||A True Gem |
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2012
|What a way to finish up our badlands exploration day. With only minutes before sunset, I ran up to the summit in my sandles.|
|Posted Jan 22, 2012 8:30 pm|
|Bob Burd||Traverse to Mt. Perry |
Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2011
|Nice trail between the two peaks, lovely setting. Trip Report|
|Posted Jan 19, 2012 7:11 pm|
|xpda||It was COLD! |
Date Climbed: Jan 15, 1993
|Mike and I left Badwater in the early morning to hike to our bicycles we had left on Dante's View the night before. Then the snow started. 100 yd visibility. Inadequate clothing. Road closed (due to snow). No map. No compass. Overall, a great time! We gained valuable experience in exchange for some quality discomfort.|
|Posted Aug 13, 2011 12:59 am|
|SeanReedy||Next Time! |
Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2011
|Edit--February 22, 2012: Although I had forgotten about writing the note below, I managed to stand atop the Dante BM at sunrise ocassionally glancing down at about a dozen photographers below at the parking lot. Next time I'll have to make it over to Perry, which I would have done if I had bothered to eat and drink anything prior to bounding up the trail. |
We approached Dantes View about 30 minutes before sunset on an immaculate, partly cloudy day with a snow storm moving in (the road up was closed the next morning and for the rest of my visit to DV). I looked up to my right from where I parked and strongly considered jogging up. Instead I spent a similar amount of time and energy playing with my kids in the area down trail from the parking lot. I had Andy Zdon's book and could have checked SP, but hey, even more so than Bob, my mind was heavily influenced by who I was with. Besides, we were on our way back into DV after a detour to Vegas to get new tires (the tread flew off one the day before near Scotty's Castle). Now that I have educated myself, I'll be sure to hit some highpoints next time up there.
|Posted May 20, 2011 2:56 pm|
|robot one||Really? This is a mountain page? |
Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2010
|Did this with Batesville instead of a real peak. Cool Views of the inside of clouds.|
|Posted Dec 20, 2010 12:01 am|
|Day Hiker||Many times, on the way to something else |
Date Climbed: Mar 17, 2010
|2007 November 17: On the approach to Bad Canyon.|
2008 March 15: On the approach to Erebus Canyon (first descent).
2008 March 22: On the approach to Typhon1 Canyon (first descent).
2008 October 04: On the approach to Typhon4 Canyon (first descent, partial).
2008 October 11: On the approach to Purgatory Canyon (first descent).
2008 November 22: On the approach to Typhon3 Canyon (first descent).
2009 January 03: On the approach to Hades Canyon.
2009 March 07: On the approach to Typhon2 Canyon (first descent).
2009 October 24: On the approach to Erebus Canyon.
2009 November 15: On the approach to Typhon1 Canyon.
2010 February 19: On the approach to Typhon4 Canyon.
2010 February 21: On the approach to Typhon1 Canyon.
2010 March 17: On the hike to Mount Perry.
|Posted Apr 16, 2010 5:52 am|
|Vagabond Manifesto||Windy |
Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2007
|Beautiful, lots of wind, some ravens playing on the currents. Amazing sunset over Telescope Peak.|
|Posted Feb 11, 2010 2:07 am|
|Wallylongridge||From Dante's view |
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2009
|A short walk up from Dantes View|
|Posted Nov 9, 2009 2:43 pm|
|dshoshone||on the way |
Date Climbed: Feb 15, 1994
|It was on the way to Mt. Perry|
|Posted Jun 23, 2009 2:56 pm|
|mountaingazelle||Dantes Peak |
Date Climbed: Jan 19, 2009
|Did this short hike from Dantes View early in the morning. Best views for the amount of effort.|
|Posted Jan 25, 2009 4:48 pm|