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Ascent of Mount Wrightson on 2011-10-10

Climber: Dawn Weaver

Others in Party:college friend Shane Kigin
Date:Monday, October 10, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Wrightson
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9453 ft / 2881 m

Ascent Trip Report

Start approx 0930, summit around 1400. Steadily steep the entire way through woods, to first saddle then second open saddle and more rocky towards top. Lots of wildlife, trees, flowers, grasses, lizards, birds, bugs, and views of surrounding mountains. Warm in the 60's to low 70's, hot in the sun. One spring after first saddle with pipe and concrete tub running steady. Hot on summit with little wind, clear views all around surrounding ranges.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4033 ft / 1229 m
    Distance:10.8 mi / 17.4 km
    Route:Old Baldy Trail
    Trailhead:5420 ft / 1652 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:4 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 25 Minutes



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