Ascent of Toiyabe Dome on 2013-09-28
|Others in Party:||rraine wajda|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, September 28, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||11361 ft / 3462 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe started out shortly before seven a.m. and headed up towards the north ridge of Cove Canyon. Immediately it was incredibly steep. We stayed to the right of the 's' shaped chute visible just to the right of the canyon ridge, avoiding some of the loose rocks there and instead found ourselves on one piece of class 2 and 3 rock instead. Around 9000' there is the first of a series of bumps. One could go right over the top, but I found a decent use trail along the north (right) side that avoided some of the steepness, with good footing, that brought me to the saddle, then another one leading off to the right brought us around the second one. At around 9500' we made a mistake and headed off to the left of the next steep obstacle and we ended up on a loose and unstable field of blocky talus. I don't recommend it. I was able to lead us up and over to the right where a rocky cliff band was, and we were able to climb about 100' of class 3 rock to get up and out of the talus. This dropped us off at a saddle at 10,400' and the summit ridge was out before us. There are several bumps along the summit ridge, but in general they make for a relatively easy walk to the summit, just over a mile away. The views from here are outstanding. Great views of Arc Dome, North Arc Dome, East Arc Dome, Bunker Hill, ...well, you get the idea. It was great. Returning, we stayed high on the ridge, and on the descent avoided our last side hill and just went down the rock whenever possible. We got down from the steepest parts just before the sun went down.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||6898 ft / 2101 m|
| Extra Gain:||940 ft / 286 m|
| Distance:||10.2 mi / 16.4 km|
| Route:||North Cove Cyn Ridge|
| Trailhead:||Cove Canyon Road 6343 ft / 1933 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2 and 3|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||6 Hours 5 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Hours 45 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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