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Ascent of Des Arc Mountain on 2015-08-22

Climber: Bryan Royer

Date:Saturday, August 22, 2015
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Des Arc Mountain
    Location:USA-Missouri
    Elevation:1081 ft / 329 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove from Sam A Baker State Park on state hwy 143. Went straight on road 163 as hwy 143 turned to the right.
Parked the vehicle at 37.28288,90.61329 and took an old, rocky, overgrown ATV trail which approached the summit from the NNW, along a ridge. I came to a barbed wire fence and a threatening no trespassing sign at 37.27337,90.61098.
When I considered and alternate route. I found a similar sign and a gated road east along road 163 on the way back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:372 ft / 113 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:372 ft / 113 m
    Start Trailhead:709 ft / 216 m
Descent Statistics



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