Ascent of Whipple Mountains High Point on 2016-12-04
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Sunday, December 4, 2016|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
|Peak:||Whipple Mountains High Point|
| Elevation:||4130 ft / 1258 m|
Ascent Trip ReportUp the DPS B route, more or less. The road in has deteriorated significantly since I was up here last. High clearance a must, 4WD or AWD recommended after leaving the powerline road (which is rutted and washboarded). Not a trivial drive. Leave the Prius at home.
Oh yeah, it's #53 on my second DPS list finish.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2800 ft / 853 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||10.8 mi / 17.4 km|
| Trailhead:||War Pig Mine 1330 ft / 405 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 2|
| Route Conditions:||Open Country|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Time:||4 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by James Morehouse
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