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The Adventure:
Arch Mountain
Rating: extreme
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Kayak Lake Mead's Desert Adventure Fitness
It is serious, long, and arduous. Arch Mountain is rarely climbed. The views are fantastic. Do not forget your camera. Photos and a video are embedded in the Goggle Map. TAGS: extreme kayaking, mountain climbing, hiking, trekking, pack rafting, canyoneering

On Lake Mead in the Virgin Basin: Paddle from Bonelli Landing to near the mouth of The Narrows, ascend Arch Mountain ridge, follow the ridge until a descent presents itself, descend into Gilbert Canyon, navigate to Wishing Well Cove, packraft back to your kayak - 7 mile paddle, 10 mile mountaineering trek, 3 mile pack raft, 7 mile paddle - about 18 to 24 hours! - photo, video, RED icons describe the route in the Google Map.


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Desert Adventure Fitness
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