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Ascent of Cabeza Benchmark on 2019-01-12

Climber: Paul McClellan

Others in Party:Matthias Stender
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 12, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Cabeza Benchmark
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:2830 ft / 862 m

Ascent Trip Report


Driving Directions (YMMV):

0.0 Take Exit 42 (Avenue 40E) at Tacna, AZ. Turn south on Avenue 40E.
2.0 Enter the Western Barry M. Goldwater Range. Turn Right.
5.4 Turn Left at a Y junction (Bakers Tank is on your right).
5.8 Bear Left at a Y junction (stay on the major road).
8.7 Continue Straight (a road merges from the left) at S-76.
12.8 Continue Straight at junction F6.
13.3 Arrive at juntion F7 (a large turnaround and three-way junction).
I camped here. I reset my odometer.

0.0 Take the Left junction to the east.
0.5 Continue Straight at junction F8.
2.6 Turn Right.
7.3 Continue Straight at junction F11 (there is a road to your left).
9.9 Turn Right onto a lesser road.
13.3 Park at the northern boundary of the CPNWR.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1940 ft / 591 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1940 ft / 591 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.5 mi / 21.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1900 ft / 579 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1860 ft / 567 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Loss on way in:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route:NE Gully
    Start Trailhead:North Border CPNWR  970 ft / 295 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1900 ft / 579 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1860 ft / 567 m; Extra: 40 ft / 12m
    Gain on way out:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Route:NE Gully
    End Trailhead:North Border CPNWR  970 ft / 295 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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