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Ascent of Signal Peak on 1999-12-18

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Ken Akerman
Date:Saturday, December 18, 1999
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Signal Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:4877 ft / 1486 m

Ascent Trip Report

We didn't have a clue what to do, so we entered Ten Ewe Canyon, aimed right and somehow climbed up brutal slopes and ascended over the class 3 rock in the far "corner" of this canyon. This put us on the main higher ridge, and from here we hiked down and up the ridge to the HP, even going as far south as the lower peak with communications stuff on top of it. We found the trail as we hiked out, which made our exit far easier.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1900 ft / 579 m
    Elevation Loss:1900 ft / 579 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1900 ft / 579 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Akerman-Surgent Route
    Trailhead:2977 ft / 907 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1900 ft / 579 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Trail
    Trailhead:2977 ft / 907 m



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