Ascent of Crooked Mountains High Point on 2001-02-24

Climber: Richard Carey

Date:Saturday, February 24, 2001
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Crooked Mountains High Point
    Elevation:2681 ft / 817 m

Ascent Trip Report

Located in the Hickiwan District of the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation. Permits for hiking may be obtained at the district office in Vaya Chin during normal working hours. There is no charge for the permit. Camping on the reservation is not allowed.

This is a small mountain range located south of highway 34 and west of the Indian town of Vaya Chin. On highway 34 turnoff heading south on a dirt road at milepost 49. Drive south 0.2 miles where the road ends at a circle which is quite trashy. From here the peak is 1/2 mile southwest on a bearing of 225 degrees. Hike southwest past a watering hole and up the black volcanic slopes to the ridge top and go right to the highest point.
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