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Ascent of Mount Perkins on 2010-02-28

Climber: Eric Kassan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 28, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Perkins
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:5456 ft / 1662 m

Ascent Trip Report

I lucked out in finding the road to the water tank at which I started- it was in much better shape than any of the other dirt roads in the area. The hike from the tank was easy to navigate, though there were no cairns (that route is probably rarely if ever done). Following the southeast ridgeline was straightforward and there was only one patch of class 3 (which was brief and easy).

For any who want to repeat this route, the road can be found about midway between mileposts 39 and 40.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2906 ft / 885 m
    Extra Gain:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Route:southeast ridge
    Trailhead:Water tank ESE of peak @ 3050'  3050 ft / 929 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Eric Kassan
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO resposibility or liability from use of this data.

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