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Ascent of Mount Wrightson on 1996-01-16

Climber: Marques Massiongale

Others in Party:Stewart Lasseter----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, January 16, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Wrightson
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9453 ft / 2881 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ad hoc ascent of Mt. Wrightson in the Santa Rita Range. Departed in the evening unplanned after 9pm...heavy wind in the saddle all night and before summit attempt at dawn...ice and snow in abundance on summit. Full packs @ 70-80lbs.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4033 ft / 1229 m
    Trailhead:5420 ft / 1652 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp, Bivouac
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Typical AZ Winter
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:6 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:4 Hours 



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