Ascent of Ruby Dome on 2006-08-13

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Ben Knorr
Date:Sunday, August 13, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Ruby Dome
    Elevation:11387 ft / 3470 m

Ascent Trip Report

This peak was the last of the 17 Nevada county highpoints I visited, thus completing that project.

The hike is well described in many reports, and we didn't do anything different. We chose to skirt below the summit and come up a ridge from its southeast side. Otherwise, it was a gorgeous but tiring long day of hiking and a little scrambling.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5400 ft / 1645 m
    Round-Trip Distance:14 mi / 22.5 km
    Trailhead:5987 ft / 1824 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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