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Ascent of Mount Wrightson on 2018-04-07

Climber: Connor McEntee

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, April 7, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Wrightson
    Location:USA-Arizona
    Elevation:9453 ft / 2881 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is a worthwhile peak with expansive views from the summit. However, it is very popular and parking may be a challenge on weekends. I took the shorter Old Baldy Trail up and the longer Super Trail down. The Super Trail does have a shallower grade, but higher up it receives less traffic and has a rougher tread. So, I would recommend the Old Baldy Trail. It also has the advantage of saying on the west side of the peak, so it is better shaded from the morning sun.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4082 ft / 1244 m
    Total Elevation Loss:4082 ft / 1244 m
    Round-Trip Distance:13.5 mi / 21.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4059 ft / 1237 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 4036 ft / 1230 m; Extra: 23 ft / 7m
    Loss on way in:23 ft / 7 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:Old Baldy Trail
    Start Trailhead:Old Baldy TH  5417 ft / 1651 m
    Time:1 Hours 48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:4059 ft / 1237 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 4036 ft / 1230 m; Extra: 23 ft / 7m
    Gain on way out:23 ft / 7 m
    Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route:Super Trail
    End Trailhead:Old Baldy TH  5417 ft / 1651 m
    Time:1 Hours 25 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Connor McEntee
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