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Ascent of Mazatzal Peak on 2014-03-30

Climber: Dennis Poulin

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, March 30, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mazatzal Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:7903 ft / 2408 m

Ascent Trip Report

I probably took the longest route to the summit of Mazatzal, but it was a great hike. The hike up the canyon is a very popular weekend hike passing beautiful rocky formations and a small waterfall. On the upper mountain after I left the trail, the brush and trees were burned in a forest fire. There is one area where I had to step over a couple hundred downed trees. Nice long hike, but a bit windy. I wouldn't do this one on a hot day.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4154 ft / 1265 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4154 ft / 1265 m
    Round-Trip Distance:16.2 mi / 26.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3919 ft / 1194 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 3684 ft / 1123 m; Extra: 235 ft / 71m
    Loss on way in:235 ft / 71 m
    Distance:8.1 mi / 13 km
    Route:Northwest Ridge
    Start Trailhead:4219 ft / 1285 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3919 ft / 1194 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 3684 ft / 1123 m; Extra: 235 ft / 71m
    Gain on way out:235 ft / 71 m
    Distance:8.1 mi / 13 km
    End Trailhead:4219 ft / 1285 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dennis Poulin
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