Ascent of Arc Dome on 2011-09-03
|Others in Party:||Mountain Man Henry The|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, September 3, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11773 ft / 3588 m|
Ascent Trip ReportArc Dome is a great hike (be sure to tag North Arc Dome on the way up or down). Because of the large drop (700') between North Arc Dome and Arc Dome, Arc Dome stands apart from all other summits/ridges in the range giving it great views, and a distinctive look when viewed from other summits.
The trail is well maintained and easy to follow. The trail going up the final 1000' is very nicely switchbacked so as not to feel as steep as it appears on the topo map.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1813 ft / 552 m|
| Elevation Loss:||4533 ft / 1381 m|
| Distance:||9 mi / 14.5 km|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Elevation Gain:||1133 ft / 345 m|
| Extra Loss:||680 ft / 207 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Trailhead:||trail southwest of summit of N. Arc Dome 11320 ft / 3450 m|
| Elevation Loss:||3853 ft / 1174 m|
| Extra Gain:||680 ft / 207 m|
| Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Trailhead:||Columbine Campgroung 8600 ft / 2621 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 2011 Arc Dome|
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