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Ascent of Humphreys Peak on 2019-06-22

Climber: Megan Birdsill

Date:Saturday, June 22, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Humphreys Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:12633 ft / 3850 m

Ascent Trip Report

A lovely rigorous hike with excellent views and trail. A few snow patches still and rocky and steep so poles recommended. It gets to you, I’ve done much worse and have felt better afterward. Didn’t help that I started (@6AM) on two hours sleep and felt real poorly from starting my period too. A bit crowded so allow extra time to share the trail. Overall reminds me of mt baldy (a comparison for the LA based hikers). If I lived closer I would return here frequently (hence the crowds!) Start early and turn around if thunderstorms lurk.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3433 ft / 1046 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Trailhead:9200 ft / 2804 m
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Time:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 30 Minutes



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