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Ascent of Gu Achi Peak on 2019-02-17

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Others in Party:Greg Gerlach -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Keith Christensen
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, February 17, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Gu Achi Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:4556 ft / 1388 m

Ascent Trip Report

attached driving track is based on paul mcclellan's directions. we came in from AZ-86 and indian route 34 (paved), but if you read eric kassan's report you'll learn that it's possible to connect with indian route 15. the included track is definitely hi-clearance, all terrain tire territory. there are numerous deep ruts from washes, some sandy sections, and desert pin-striping opportunities.

steep hike, with much easily avoided brush and generally solid rock.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2158 ft / 656 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2158 ft / 656 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2155 ft / 656 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2152 ft / 656 m; Extra: 3 ft / 0m
    Loss on way in:3 ft / 0 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:paul mcclellan's gpx
    Start Trailhead:2404 ft / 732 m
    Time:2 Hours 23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2155 ft / 656 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 2152 ft / 656 m; Extra: 3 ft / 0m
    Gain on way out:3 ft / 0 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    End Trailhead:2404 ft / 732 m
    Time:2 Hours 3 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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