Ascent of Navajo Mountain on 2004-09-12
|Date:||Sunday, September 12, 2004|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||10346 ft / 3153 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI climbed Navajo Mtn in 2004. It was straightforward, with no access problems. To get there from AZ-98, take Nav 16, which is paved for about 25 miles and then becomes dirt. At a junction 4 miles from UT, Nav 161 continues stright ahead; turn right to stay on Nav 16. Just after the UT border, the highway passes by the NE end of a gravel airstrip that connects directly to the highway; I parked here next to a bush. I continued N several hundred feet on foot, until a jeep road branches off from the highway at an upright truck tire. The road climbs 5½ miles and 4300' to the summit, which has a few radio towers.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||4646 ft / 1414 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Trailhead:||Navajo Mtn (town) 6100 ft / 1859 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Time Up:||4 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
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