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Ascent of Ruby Dome on 2012-07-01

Climber: BMS 914

Others in Party:Collin Kamholz
Eric Kassan
John Ide
Date:Sunday, July 1, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Ruby Dome
    Location:USA-Nevada
    Elevation:11387 ft / 3470 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the second peak of a two day backpacking trip, and the primary goal of the trip. Stats are from the saddle with East Ruby Dome, then all the way down to camp at Griswold Lake, then down the trail to the vehicles. Class 2 light scrambling up the side of Ruby Dome, rest is on a use trail. Beautiful part of Nevada.

GPS track shown is for the whole outing (both days, both peaks).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:518 ft / 157 m
    Elevation Loss:5359 ft / 1633 m
    Distance:6.4 mi / 10.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Clear day
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:487 ft / 148 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:East Ridge
    Trailhead:Saddle w/East Ruby Dome  10900 ft / 3322 m
    Time Up:23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5359 ft / 1633 m
    Extra Gain:31 ft / 9 m
    Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:East Ridge to Griswold Lake Trail
    Trailhead:CR712 at gate to shooting range  6059 ft / 1846 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 4 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Ruby Dome (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Ruby Dome-East Peak2012-07-01 a
2Ruby Dome2012-07-01 b
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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