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Ascent of Blue Peak on 2019-04-25

Climber: Greg Gerlach

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, April 25, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Blue Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9355 ft / 2851 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Highway 191, I turned onto the signed road that leads to the Blue Peak Trailhead (Forest Road 184) and drove in about 1/4 miles to where progress was blocked by snow. From there, I walked up the dirt road and then the unsigned McKittrick Trail (Trail #72) to the top. The road and the trail had numerous down trees to contend with; in addition, the road has a fair amount of elevation gain going out to the Blue Peak Trailhead and on the return. Also, I left a new register book in the existing mating cans.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1615 ft / 491 m
    Extra Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.8 mi / 17.4 km
    Route:See GPS track & trip report
    Trailhead:See trip report  9240 ft / 2816 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Gerlach
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