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Ascent of Sunrise Peak on 2019-03-01

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Marv Bittinger
Date:Friday, March 1, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sunrise Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:3060 ft / 932 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the brand-new Adero Trailhead, just opened Dec 2018, my first time at this trailhead. Route follows Andrews-Kinsey Trail to the Sunrise Trail. Excellent trails, lenient grades, some drops along the way.

This is my new favorite way to Sunrise Peak. The route is hemmed in by lovely ridges with lots of saguaro so you feel like you're in the wilderness, even though Scottsdale is just a mile or two away.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Extra Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Route:Andrews-Kinsey Trail
    Trailhead:Adero Trailhead  2460 ft / 749 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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