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Ascent of Browns Peak on 2017-03-30

Climber: Andrew Kirmse

Others in Party:Dean Gaudet -- Trip Report or GPS Track
David Sanger -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Thursday, March 30, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Browns Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:7657 ft / 2333 m

Ascent Trip Report

We walked to the end of the maintained trail, then when we examined the class 3 gully we decided to take the brushy route over to the west. It wasn't too bad this time of year, before the brush had gotten too leafy, though some care has to be taken to avoid a few cliffs. There is still a short class 2 scramble at the top. A few small patches of snow remained in the brushy section due to an overnight storm a few days ago.

There is no summit register, just various graffiti on the rocks.

Photos
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2157 ft / 657 m
    Total Elevation Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2157 ft / 657 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1957 ft / 596 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Start Trailhead:5700 ft / 1737 m
Descent Statistics



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