Ascent of Artesa Mountains High Point on 2020-01-18

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 18, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Artesa Mountains High Point
    Elevation:3381 ft / 1030 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving Directions:

From AZ-86 Virtual MP 114.9 in Sells:
0.0 Turn South onto Quail.
0.1 Turn Right onto Main.
0.4 Turn Left onto Artesan Road (IR 16).
1.9 Pass road access to Artesa on your right.
2.0 Turn Right onto a paved road (becomes gravel).
Bear Left at a Y junction with an abandoned building.
2.5 Pass a corral on your right, continue on a narrow road for seclusion.
2.6 I parked beside the road before dropping into a wash.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:989 ft / 301 m
    Extra Gain:80 ft / 24 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:NW Drainage/NW Ridge
    Trailhead:SW of corral SE of Artesa  2552 ft / 777 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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