Arc Dome Climber's Log

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Dennis Poulin

Dennis Poulin - Jul 25, 2006 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

Columbine Campground  Sucess!

Nice hike with SP god Dean. Lots of wildflowers.

asmrz

asmrz - Jul 17, 2006 3:35 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 1995

Arc Dome skied in February 1995  Sucess!

Rich Henke, Armando Menocal and I skied to the top of Arc Dome as a part of our attempt to ski the entire length of the Toyabe range in February of 1995. On our return to Tonopah, a FS ranger told us this was likely the first winter ascent of the peak and first ever attempt to ski the range between Arc Dome and Austin (?) Nevada. Has anyone skied in the area?

Dean

Dean - Jul 6, 2006 2:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2006

Nice surprise  Sucess!

Via the jeep road, 14 1/2 miles, 4400 feet elevation. You lose 600 feet to a saddle and then have to regain it back on the way back. Great views from the summit and a great companion, SP'er Dennis Poulin from Medford Oregon.

fedak

fedak - Nov 16, 2005 1:03 pm

Route Climbed: Stewart Creek Date Climbed: 11-Nov-2005  Sucess!

Anyone who thinks Route 50 is the lonliest road in America should try driving down Route 722 on a Sunday morning in November.

Beautiful clear fall day in the Arc Dome Wilderness. Too late to see the Aspen leaves, but sunny and only a dusting of snow.



Pics are here

outdoorsreporter2004 - Nov 2, 2004 4:10 pm

Route Climbed: Stewart's Creek Date Climbed: Aug. 21, 2004  Sucess!

I was hoping to bed down near the summit to enjoy a nice sunset and sunrise, but monsoon season threw a thunderstorm into my plans. Hunkering down in some trees below the crest, I met a guy from Henderson who suffered the same fate. Luckily, this guy came prepared with a bag of wine, which he shared. We reached the peak the next morning.

Bob Bolton

Bob Bolton - Oct 20, 2004 10:48 pm

Route Climbed: Columbine Campground - east trail Date Climbed: October 16, 2004  Sucess!

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!

dharmadog

dharmadog - Jun 21, 2004 12:04 am

Route Climbed: normal/ northwest Date Climbed: june 17, 2004  Sucess!

beautiful day.... not another soul on the mountain. could see Mount Rose and the main crest of Sierra. second time up...3 years ago with son.

bearbnz

bearbnz - Oct 11, 2003 10:50 pm

Route Climbed: Tourist Route Date Climbed: June 14, 2003  Sucess!

Climbed with ScottyS. This one was on the list for a while. Worth the wait.

Paul Burkholder

Paul Burkholder - Sep 4, 2003 6:43 pm

Route Climbed: North side trail Date Climbed: June 1994  Sucess!

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.

ScottyS

ScottyS - Aug 21, 2003 11:35 pm

Route Climbed: Tourist Trail from Columbine Campground Date Climbed: 14 June 2003  Sucess!

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!

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