Ascent of Mae West Peaks on 2012-02-13
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Monday, February 13, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Mae West Peaks|
| Elevation:||6726 ft / 2050 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI followed Scott Surgent's excellent Trip Report from Summit Post. I parked at the windmill and corral at the mouth of the canyon. Dean can drive his Tacoma further in to the last windmill. I didn't think the road was any worse than the approach road. It took me an hour to drive in to where I stopped.
I hiked up the canyon and then battled the brush in places. I did receive a few cactus bites, but nothing serious. There is a little scrambling going up the slope to the south ridge and again going up the summit block. I don't really think it was Class 3, just scrambling in a few places. I did go east when I got near the summit block almost all the way to the saddle and then climbed up the steep slope to the summit. Great views.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2212 ft / 675 m|
| Distance:||5.1 mi / 8.2 km|
| Route:||Hughes Canyon|
| Trailhead:||4514 ft / 1375 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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