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Ascent of Peak 3060 on 2015-12-21

Climber: Kreg Ellzey

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, December 21, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Peak 3060
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:3060 ft / 932 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked at the Genser TH and followed the Starr Pass Tr around the hill with mining prospects, which put me in line for a southwestern approach to the peak. Left the trail once at the saddle and bushwacked as direct as the veg and topography would allow, to the base of the first small step. The remainder of the route up was pretty direct along the ridge with occasional lose rock encountered. Coming down the lose rock and buffel grass made for slower progress due to sketchy footing. But once back below the lower step the terrain leveled out and became easier to negotiate. From there I proceeded back to the saddle, jumped back on the trail, and headed around the prospects hill to the TH.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:290 ft / 88 m
    Total Elevation Loss:290 ft / 88 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:290 ft / 88 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1 km
    Route:Starr Pass Tr, x-c to SW Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Genser Starr Pass TH  2770 ft / 844 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:290 ft / 88 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1 km
    Route:SW Ridge, x-c to Starr Pass Tr
    End Trailhead:Genser Starr Pass TH  2770 ft / 844 m



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