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Ascent of Elden Mountain on 2016-10-28

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Friday, October 28, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Elden Mountain
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9299 ft / 2834 m

Ascent Trip Report

i'm in town to bag humphreys and needed a warmup hike, it's been two months since i've been up at 12k. this elden mountain hike seemed to fit the bill, at least it got me up to 9299. it was about all i could fit given the flight + driving.

this is my first peak from the "arizona 20-20" list... and it was a bit underwhelming. perhaps it has better times of year? at any rate it's a local exercise hill, with good views of the san francisco peaks (i'm guessing agassiz is the high one). i would pass a dozen other parties on this late friday afternoon, just before sunset.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2418 ft / 737 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.7 mi / 9.2 km
    Route:elden lookout trail
    Trailhead:elden lookout TH  6881 ft / 2097 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 28 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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