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Ascent of Smith Peak on 2018-03-14

Climber: Dean Gaudet

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Smith Peak
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:5242 ft / 1597 m

Ascent Trip Report

i followed dennis poulin's directions. gmaps thinks it can get you to the summit, but it has several errors. i'm attaching a track of the drive in to the gate. it's about 45 min drive each way. the sign asks that you use 4wd to climb to avoid wear and tear on the road. the road is kept in good repair though, no doubt due to the antenna complex up top.

it was windy, and i heard the same howling which gustav mentions.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:687 ft / 209 m
    Extra Gain:70 ft / 21 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Trailhead:4695 ft / 1431 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:27 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:23 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Dean Gaudet
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Note: GPS Tracks may not be accurate, and may not show the best route. Do not follow this route blindly. Conditions change frequently. Use of a GPS unit in the outdoors, even with a pre-loaded track, is no substitute for experience and good judgment. Peakbagger.com accepts NO responsibility or liability from use of this data.

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