Ascent of Polaris Mountain on 1993-01-02

Climber: Richard Carey

Date:Saturday, January 2, 1993
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Polaris Mountain
    Elevation:3624 ft / 1104 m

Ascent Trip Report

Start the drive in from Stone Cabin on highway 95 which is 52.9 miles north of I-8 in Yuma. It is also just north of milepost 76. Note the following mileages as you drive on this graded road: at 1.8 miles enter the Kofa Refuge (pick up a map here), at 6.3 miles pass junction 60, at 12.4 miles pass junction 76, at 14.6 miles turn left at junction 79 and at 22.7 miles arrive at junction 65 near Kofa Mine. Reset your odometer here and turn right and at 1.5 miles go right at junction 21 then left at 1.9 miles at an unmarked junction. From here on the road is worse and 4WD may be required at times.
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