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Ascent of Harquahala Mountain on 2013-12-21

Climber: Darin Wilson

Others in Party:6 others from BCH group. ----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, December 21, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Harquahala Mountain
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:5681 ft / 1731 m

Ascent Trip Report

Made this overnight trip with BCH group. Made a great ascent in about 2.5 hrs. There was snow on the summit. The temps probably fell to the 20's with a constant wind chill all night. I woke up just before sunrise to witness a beautiful sunrise. Had a great trip and looking forward to future trips with this group. There was one guy that carried his tent to the top but for whatever reason decided to sleep out in the open. When I got up the next morning I discovered that he left that night prior to midnight. He also left his tent behind. Not sure about that guy! Great cold weather trip.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3500 ft / 1067 m
    Trailhead:2181 ft / 664 m
    Weather:Cold, clear and windy



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