Ascent of Navajo Mountain on 2012-05-20
|Others in Party:||Joel Brewster|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, May 20, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10346 ft / 3153 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAfter a fairly rugged approach in 4WD HC vehicles, we parked at a turnout and began hiking up the dirt road. The road is pleasant, tree-covered (or shadowed) for much of the way. At the top of this "sacred" mountain is lots of microwave/radio equipment, and even a two-seater pit toilet - no waiting to go when your buddy also needs to! The view is terrible due to the trees surrounding the summit, so I climbed the radio mast to get above the trees to get some photos.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3129 ft / 953 m|
| Extra Gain:||181 ft / 55 m|
| Distance:||8.9 mi / 14.3 km|
| Route:||Jeep road|
| Trailhead:||Turnoff on Jeep Road 7579 ft / 2310 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 1|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Gear Used:||Tent Camp|
| Nights Spent:||1 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Clear, warm day
| Time Up:||2 Hours 5 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 31 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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