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Ascent of San Xavier Reservation High Point on 2017-05-10

Climber: Andy Martin

Date:Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:San Xavier Reservation High Point
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:3880 ft / 1182 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at west end of Pima Mine road, at intersection with Avenida Palomino. Followed horse trails along the fence to BM 3566, which is easy to see on top of a small rise. The BM is marked:
3566 Feet
K36 1934

Continued west, and drifted a bit north to stay on easier ground to climb the hill. Reached the contour 3880+20 on the hill crest, which is a bit higher than where the fence crosses the hill just to the south. Left a small register and cairn here. Continued south to the hilltop at x3924, which is outside the Reservation. A metal cross here reads

PAUL WHITE
ISAIAH 40:31

Descended this hill to the east, and made a loop around bump 3640 +40. Back at the truck discovered the battery had shorted and died, had to get a jump from a friendly neighbor to the east.
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At the high point looking NE towards Black Mountain and the distant Santa Catalina range (2017-05-10). Photo by Andy Martin.
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