Ascent of Toiyabe Dome on 2014-10-15

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Others in Party:Dean Molen -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Toiyabe Dome
    Elevation:11361 ft / 3462 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a nice hike that is not technically difficult. We hiked from the Wilderness Boundary following an old ATV track for a couple miles, crossing the creek a dozen times. After about 2 miles we lost the trail because some cows were playing a practical joke and rerouted the trail into a brush patch. We crossed the creek to the right side and picked up the real trail again. Cow humor is not funny at times.

We made a backpack out of this hike and camped next to the creek at the bottom of the ridge. The next morning we hiked up the steep ridge encountering lots of talus between 8500 and 9500 ft. Nothing technical, just tedious. Once up to the main ridge at 10,000 ft it was not difficult to follow the ridge all the way around to the summit. There were about 10 rocky bumps to avoid or hike over on the way to the summit. Beautiful weather, great views.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:5161 ft / 1571 m
    Distance:14.3 mi / 23 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:2 nights away from roads
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4761 ft / 1450 m
    Extra Loss:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:7.2 mi / 11.5 km
    Route:Jett Canyon
    Trailhead:7000 ft / 2133 m
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:400 ft / 121 m
    Distance:7.2 mi / 11.5 km
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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