Ascent of Rosa Point on 2009-02-28

Climber: Amin Faraday

Date:Saturday, February 28, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rosa Point
    Elevation:5000 ft / 1524 m

Ascent Trip Report

***Sierra Club HPS Hike
Leaders: Wayne Bannister and Wayne Vollaire
Stats: 13 miles RT, +5500' gain (Started up via the Smoke Tree Wash and ended down at the trailhead for Villager/Rabbit via a "Prospector's Trail"), then car shuttled back to the starting point for the Smoke Tree Wash)

********* 2x: Friday, December 24, 2010 *************************
Private Solo Hike (with Steve Fausset)

Peaks: Mile High Mountain (5,340'), Rosa Point (5,038'), and Pyramid Peak (3,500') in that order. Note: Rosa Point is an HPS/DPS Peak while Mile High and Pyramid Peak are SDC Peaks.

Stats: 15 miles RT loophike, 6000'+ (Went UP via the Palo Verde Canyon leaving the canyon to the left (west) up a cholla-infested hillside at about 1850' (the canyon takes a bend from north to northwest here), attaining the ridge at the 2200' contour. On the way back took the "Prospector's Trail" which ended near the mouth of the Palo Verde Canyon)

Start Time: 8:11 AM
Finish Time: 7:00 PM
Total time: 10 hr 49 min (could easily have finished under 10 hours)
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