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Ascent of Whiting Knoll on 2019-06-09

Climber: Scott Surgent

Others in Party:Matthias Stender
Date:Sunday, June 9, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiting Knoll
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9348 ft / 2849 m

Ascent Trip Report

We followed an old road from the south, now closed to vehicles. This road connects to a newer powerline access road, then bends left (west) and continues up to the top. Maps show the track ends below the top but in truth, the track goes all the way up and even continues down the other side. The last few hundred feet were very steep.

For the descent, we walked the powerline access road out to FR-117 and back to the car, covering about the same distance.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:538 ft / 163 m
    Total Elevation Loss:538 ft / 163 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:538 ft / 163 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Road from south
    Start Trailhead:8810 ft / 2685 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:538 ft / 163 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Road from south, powerline road and FR-117
    End Trailhead:8810 ft / 2685 m



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