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Ascent of Matthews Peak on 2019-05-30

Climber: Matthias Stender

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, May 30, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Matthews Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9550 ft / 2910 m

Ascent Trip Report

The road goes all the way to the top even though topo maps do not show this. There is actually a corral with a couple of structures on the flat summit area. There are probably 4 highpoint candidates so I walked around to make sure to cover them all. A strong SUV in dry conditions can drive all the way to the top. On my attempt the roads were slick and muddy from recent rains so I elected to walk.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1124 ft / 342 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1124 ft / 342 m
    Distance:12.6 mi / 20.3 km
    Start Trailhead:8426 ft / 2568 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Matthias Stender
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