Ascent of Greasewood Mountain on 2021-01-05
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Tuesday, January 5, 2021|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||7100 ft / 2164 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDriving Directions:
From I-10 take Exit 340 (Willcox) and turn west onto Ft. Grant Road.
0.0 Turn Right onto Virginia Avenue at a lighted intersection.
0.2 Turn Right onto Circle I Road.
3.4 Continue Straight at a junction.
3.5 Road becomes gravel.
5.4 Continue Straight at a junction.
8.6 Turn Right onto E. Red Tail Ranch Road.
10.9 Turn Right onto El Paso Gas Line Road.
11.0 Pass through a gate.
11.6 Turn Left onto a powerline road.
12.1 Pass through a gate.
12.3 Pass through a gate.
13.5 Pass through a gate, then Continue Straight where a road merges from the left.
13.6 Continue Straight.
13.9 Pass through a gate.
14.1 Continue Straight onto Road 726 (remember this junction for the return).
14.5 Pass through a gate, then pass a tank on your right. High Clearance required from here.
14.6 Bear Left onto a sandy road/wash.
15.6 Continue Straight and pass through open gates.
16.0 Continue Straight.
17.0 Pass a windmill and tank.
18.0 Bear Left and pass Road 726A on your right.
19.7 Pass through a gate.
19.9 Continue Straight pass a steep road on your left.
20.4 Bear Left and pass a guzzler on your right.
21.3 Park near a tank (parking for several vehicles).
YMMV. High Clearance required. 4WD recommended, especially when crossing a few rocky washes.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1095 ft / 333 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1095 ft / 333 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||2.3 mi / 3.7 km|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Gain on way in:||1045 ft / 318 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 995 ft / 304 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m|
| Loss on way in:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||1.1 mi / 1.8 km|
| Route:||S Ridge|
| Start Trailhead:||Wood Canyon Rd 726 6105 ft / 1860 m|
| Loss on way out:||1045 ft / 318 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 995 ft / 304 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m|
| Gain on way out:||50 ft / 15 m|
| Distance:||1.2 mi / 1.9 km|
| Route:||S Ridge|
| End Trailhead:||Wood Canyon Rd 726 6105 ft / 1860 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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