Ascent of Piestewa Peak on 2008-12-28
|Others in Party:||Chuck Hughes|
|Date:||Sunday, December 28, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
| Elevation:||2606 ft / 794 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAfter eating too much food for the Holidays, I needed to get out and hike. My Father in Law wanted to give me something new to climb, so we hit this minor peak. It's a very easy ascent, with some steep rock steps. The trail ends at a false peak swarming with hikers. There is a minor exposed scramble to get to the official peak, but can still be done in running shows.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1206 ft / 368 m|
| Distance:||2.4 mi / 3.9 km|
| Route:||Summit Trail|
| Trailhead:||Phoenix Mountain Parks/Parking Lot/Squaw Peak Driv 1400 ft / 426 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Nights Spent:||0 nights away from roads|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
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