Ascent of Peak 6280 on 2022-01-27
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Thursday, January 27, 2022|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6280 ft / 1914 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDriving directions:
From AZ Highway 83 at MP 41.1 north of Sonoita (YMMV):
0.0 Turn South on Greaterville Road towards Madera Canyon.
3.2 Turn Right at a Y junction onto FR 62 towards Madera Canyon (road becomes dirt/gravel here).
5.0 Turn Right onto FR 231.
5.1 Bear Left to stay on FR 231 (high clearance required). Follow FR 231 at junctions.
6.3 Turn Left and park near junction with FR 4053.
If you drive 0.6 miles west on FR 4053 there is parking spots near a junction. This is otherwise a narrow road.
Peak 6280 is clearly higher than the point marked elevation 6290 to the south.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1240 ft / 376 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||1240 ft / 376 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||3.3 mi / 5.3 km|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Gain on way in:||1040 ft / 316 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 840 ft / 256 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m|
| Loss on way in:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||1.7 mi / 2.7 km|
| Route:||S Ridge|
| Start Trailhead:||FR 231 5440 ft / 1658 m|
| Loss on way out:||1040 ft / 316 m|
| Loss Breakdown:||Net: 840 ft / 256 m; Extra: 200 ft / 60m|
| Gain on way out:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||1.6 mi / 2.6 km|
| Route:||S Ridge|
| End Trailhead:||FR 231 5440 ft / 1658 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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