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Ascent of Mount Hopkins on 2014-01-20

Climber: Kreg Ellzey

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, January 20, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Mount Hopkins
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:8550 ft / 2606 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the gate approx 4.5 miles below the peak and hiked the road up. You couldn't have asked for a more perfect afternoon with clear skies and plenty of sunshine. A peregrine falcon was soaring from a cliff below the large telescope while making the last couple turns along the road.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1485 ft / 452 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Mt. Hopkins Road
    Trailhead:Gate  7065 ft / 2153 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear



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