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Ascent of Browns Peak on 1999-09-26

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Ken Akerman
Date:Sunday, September 26, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Browns Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:7657 ft / 2333 m

Ascent Trip Report

We went up the brushy north slopes, then descended the famous chute, which wasn't too bad. The ugliest part of this section is at its base, where big talus rests precariously on smaller scree, and those big blocks actually move.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1700 ft / 518 m
    Elevation Loss:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:North slopes
    Trailhead:5957 ft / 1815 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1700 ft / 518 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Chute
    Trailhead:5957 ft / 1815 m



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