Ascent of Navajo Mountain on 2013-10-03
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Thursday, October 3, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||10346 ft / 3153 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe road was in better shape than it is generally reported to be. There was evidence of recent grading. I drove to the towers on top. No negative signage, and one rock painted with a peace symbol and the words "WELCOM WHITE MAN" along the way.
That said, I have noticed that the Navajo Parks and Recreation Department web site indicates "(Navajos consider Navajo Mountain as a sacred area, and ascending it is forbidden.)" But if you don't go looking for that information, you would never know. . .
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||5 ft / 2 m|
| Trailhead:||Tower parking area 10341 ft / 3151 m|
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