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    The Dome

    Bly , Oregon

    The Dome

    The Dome Professional Guide

    Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

    "The Gearhart Mountain Wilderness is a gem. Surrounded by the rich oldgrowth pines of the Fremont National Forest, Gearhart is a unique wilderness with distinctive peaks, cliffs, and monoliths that receives few visitors. One such monolith is The Dome. Rising 400 feet above the trail, The Dome is a weathered hunk of nearly vertical rock. The Dome is a wonderful access point for this scramble among a series of outcrops and cliffs that run west for nearly a mile.

    The approach hike along the Gearhart Mountain Trail includes abundant wildflowers and stately ponderosa pines. Once above the trees, scramblers will enjoy an unusual perspective on this wilderness playground. Special considerations: The Gearhart Mountain Wilderness map covers both USGS maps and has 20-foot contours."

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    Trail Information

    Bly
    Nearby City
    Trail Guides
    7
    Distance
    1,471 feet
    Elevation Gain
    Out-and-back
    Trail Type
    Moderate
    Skill Level
    6 hours
    Duration
    Best Late June to November
    Season
    6,329 feet
    Trailhead Elevation
    7,380 feet
    Top Elevation
    Fremont National Forest, Bly Ranger District
    Local Contacts
    USGS Campbell Reservoir, Gearhart Mountain
    Local Maps

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