Ascent of Aztec Peak on 2016-04-14

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, April 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Aztec Peak
    Elevation:7748 ft / 2361 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked FSR 487 from Trail 151 Trailhead.

0.0 Turn East off AZ 288 onto FSR 487 near milepost 284.
0.9 Creekside Recreation Site (day-use only) on right.
1.8 Cascade Recreation Site (day-use only) on right.
2.4 Falls Recreation Site on right.
2.5 Gate (open), road narrows and gets rockier.
3.0 Cross a narrow bridge.
3.8 Trail 151 on the left. Parked on the right (room for several cars).
The road is in good shape above here and trees have been cleared from the road.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:848 ft / 258 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:FSR 487
    Trailhead:Trail 151 trailhead parking  6900 ft / 2103 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles

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