Ascent of Greasewood Mountain on 2021-01-05

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Greasewood Mountain
    Elevation:7100 ft / 2164 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving 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
Ascent Statistics
    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
Descent Statistics
    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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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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