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Ascent of Peak 7690 on 2021-05-17

Climber: Scott Surgent

Date:Monday, May 17, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Peak 7690
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:7690 ft / 2343 m

Ascent Trip Report

Short but very tiring hike. The lower slopes are golf-ball sized pumice stones and they don't hold together at all. Getting up it was difficult and I had to run up 10-foot segments just to get behind some bush so I would slide back. Once on the ridge, I walked around the crater rim counter-clockwise. The summit is on the far east end, about 20 feet higher than the spot-elevation on the south rim. This is apparently a geocache site as the register held a handful of names mentioning the cache thing.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:490 ft / 149 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:South slope
    Trailhead:Road below hill  7200 ft / 2194 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles



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