Ascent of Mount Wrightson on 1996-01-16
|Others in Party:||Stewart Lasseter----Only Party on Mountain|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 16, 1996|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||9453 ft / 2881 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAd 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
| Time Up:||6 Hours |
| Time Down:||4 Hours |
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