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Ascent of North Mountain in 2018

Climber: Gustav Sexauer

Others in Party:Katrina
Date:2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:North Mountain
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:2104 ft / 641 m

Ascent Trip Report

January something, not sure exactly what day, we hiked North Mountain just after sunset. We found out that the road that most people take to the top was under construction and so everyone had shifted over to the trail which normally isn't heavily used. The condition of the trail was bad and it had taken a beating due to the influx of people. It looked washed out or vulnerable in many places. At the top we had a great view of the White Tanks glowing with the sunset behind them. We never had to turn on our lights on the way down due to the city glow.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:784 ft / 238 m
    Extra Gain:45 ft / 13 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.6 mi / 2.5 km
    Route:Trail 44 South
    Trailhead:7th Street Main Parking Lot  1410 ft / 429 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:26 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes



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