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Ascent of Vulture Peak on 2006-05-15

Climber: Steve Blanchette

Date:Monday, May 15, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Vulture Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:3660 ft / 1115 m

Ascent Trip Report

HOT HOT HOT!! Having already made plans to hike this peak I decided to ignore the 102 degree heat and give it a go. This would be a beautiful and fun trail if it didn't feel like you were on the surface of the sun! Being a recently transplanted New Englander I am not built for this! Still had a good time but needed to push to make it to peak. Got some great picks though and I would recommend for cooler days!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1180 ft / 360 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Vulture Peak Trail
    Trailhead:Vulture Peak TH  2480 ft / 755 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
HOT! Over 100 deg!
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 



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