Ascent of Coyote Mountain on 2017-01-07
|Others in Party:||Eric Kassan -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, January 7, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6529 ft / 1990 m|
Ascent Trip ReportDriving Directions:
Head west on AZ 86 from Tucson. Just past the Border Patrol checkpoint look for S Hayhook Ranch Road on your left at MP 146. Zero your odometer here.
0.0 mi - Turn south on S Hayhook Ranch Road. This road will curve right, then left, and pass roads on your right.
5.4 mi - The road turns sharply right and immediately crosses a cattle guard. Continue straight on Dill's Best.
8.9 mi - The road ends at the trailhead.
This is a strenuous hike with a sometimes difficult trail to follow and cactus and catclaw off trail. The summit ridge is forested but the trail is helpful here to the right of the rock outcroppings. A GPS is very useful.
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