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Ascent of Browns Peak on 2017-03-30

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Andrew Kirmse -- Trip Report or GPS Track
David Sanger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, March 30, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Browns Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:7657 ft / 2333 m

Ascent Trip Report

we started in phoenix, and drove in via 87 and the four peaks road from the west. gmaps took us direct to the trailhead on pidgeon springs road. we'd cross a half dozen small streams. the road was rough in many places, but 4wd didn't seem particularly necessary.

we took the brushy north slope on the way up and down. there was evidence of other humans along this route, but no definite trail.

we departed via el oso road going east (to head to pinal next): this road is a far easier / enjoyable drive than the four peaks road. any SUV could make either approach though.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2059 ft / 627 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Route:north slope
    Trailhead:5698 ft / 1736 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 51 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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