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Ascent of Harquahala Mountain on 2017-11-22

Climber: Nathan Tenney

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Harquahala Mountain
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:5681 ft / 1731 m

Ascent Trip Report

November 22nd, 2017. Started 8am, finished 12:45pm. Successful ascent of Harquahala Mountain. Done via Harquahala Pack Trail.

Dirt road to BLM trailhead is off the US60 on the south side across from a lone palm tree on the north side, between mile posts 70 and 71. Keep left following the trail posts at the two forks on the dirt road. Passable for sedans going slowly and carefully.
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The mine at the summit abandoned since 1929 (2017-11-22). Photo by Nathan Tenney.
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Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3361 ft / 1024 m
    Round-Trip Distance:10.8 mi / 17.4 km
    Route:Harquahala Pack Trail
    Trailhead:Harquahala Pack Trail trailhead  2320 ft / 707 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Near perfect conditions
Ascent Statistics
    Time:0 Days 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:0 Days 1 Hours 45 Minutes



Other Photos

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Sunrise over the Harquahala wilderness (2017-11-22). Photo by Nathan Tenney.
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