Ascent of Pajarito Peak on 2018-01-06

Climber: Paul McClellan

Others in Party:Roxanna Baker
Jeff Brucker
Gary Fabiano
Bill Hiscox
Kathy Marks
June Meyer
John Ohm
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, January 6, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Hi-Clearance Vehicle
Peak:Pajarito Peak
    Elevation:5236 ft / 1595 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was a Southern Arizona Hiking Club (SAHC) hike led by Gary Fabiano.

Driving Directions:

Heading south on I-19 take Exit 12 (Ruby Rd; AZ-289 W).

0.0 Turn right and head west on AZ-289.
7.7 (Virtual MP 8.1) Turn Left on unsigned Walker Canyon Road (gravel/rock)
8.0 Turn Right at a Y junction.
9.1 Park at an unlocked, primitive gate

We ascended directly up slope to the South, then followed the NE ridge on an old jeep track to just below the North Face of the peak. We followed game trails and climbed open slopes to the summit to the west of a fence.

We descended an alternate route further East and hiked roads back to our vehicles.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1486 ft / 452 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1486 ft / 452 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1346 ft / 410 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1236 ft / 376 m; Extra: 110 ft / 33m
    Loss on way in:110 ft / 33 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:NE Ridge
    Start Trailhead:Walker Canyon Road  4000 ft / 1219 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1376 ft / 419 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1236 ft / 376 m; Extra: 140 ft / 42m
    Gain on way out:140 ft / 42 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:E Ridge
    End Trailhead:Walker Canyon Road  4000 ft / 1219 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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