Hayden Peak

Weather Sunrise: 6:15 AM Sunset: 8:08 PM Itinerary 5:00 AM – Start hiking (1.4 miles, 730 ft gain) 5:45 AM – Depart trail, bushwack (1.4 miles, trail apparently pretty trodden) 6:45 AM – Hike up scree and glacier to Ribbon Point (1.7 mi, 2,700 ft) 9:45 AM – Climb Ribbon Point (3 pitches of 5.0)…

Vesper and Mile High Club

Weather Overall, clear and sunny with 0-5 mph winds Saturday Morning: 55 degrees High: 57 at summit, 70 at trailhead Overnight low: 57 degrees at camp Sunday Morning: 58 degrees High: 63 degrees, 77 at trailhead Summit forecast Trailhead Gear For each climbing pair (assuming Ragged Edge) Gear for Mile High… 60m rope 12 quickdraws…

Devil's Canyon

Superior, AZ WARNING: This hike takes longer than expected. Resources Off Road and Hiking Map (CalTopo Online, GPX, KML) Driving Directions (Google Maps)  Getting There You’ll probably need 4WD or AWD to get to the trailhead, but 8″ of ground clearance is probably sufficient. There’s a hill that has lots of loose rocks which I had to throw my…

Superstition Peak

The highest point in the Superstition Mountains Resources Driving Route (Google Maps) Hiking Map (CalTopo Online) Itinerary 6:30 AM Meet at Ina and I-10 8:00 AM At Light Rail station 9:00 AM – hike 4.2 miles Hike Carney Spring Trail 11:30 AM Arrive at Superstition Peak 12:00 PM – hike 4.2 miles Hike back 3:00 PM…

Baboquivari Peak

A hike and technical climb to the top of a prominent peak Things to bring 4 liters of water (9 hours of hiking) Climbing harness Helmet Climbing shoes Headlamp (in case it takes longer)  Resources Map (CalTopo Online, GPX) Todd’s Hiking Guide Climbing Book’s Description Mountain Project Hike Arizona  Trip report from non-climber Trip report Photos…

Mt Lemmon Death Hike

Base to summit and back in a day! Resources Map (CalTopo Online) Trails Ventana Canyon Trailhead – 19.6 miles, 9,000 feet gain Esperero Canyon Trailhead – 15.7 miles, 7,500 feet gain Romero Canyon Trailhead – 13.0 miles, 6,300 feet gain Itinerary 6:00 AM – hike 15.7 miles Start at Esperero Canyon Trailhead 12:40 PM – hike 19.6 miles…

Happy Canyon and Robber's Roost

This rarely visited canyon rivals the beauty of Antelope Canyon. Map: http://caltopo.com/map?id=3D4L <br/> Things to Bring Jacket (low of 31, high of 67, no rain forecasted) Car Camping – sleeping bag, tent, sleeping pad, toilet paper, etc Food – 3 to 4 days worth Water – 3 liters, I’ll have extra water in truck Headlamp, lights…

Taylor Cabin Loop

A 2-day backpack through Sycamore Canyon Resources Map (CalTopo Online) Itinerary Day 1 3:00 PM – hike 8.0 miles Arrive at FR 525C, hike from Sycamore Pass down to Taylor Cabin 6:30 PM Arrive at Taylor Cabin, camp Day 2 8:00 AM – hike 2.0 miles Leave Taylor Cabin heading NE to Taylor Cabin Trail…

Yosemite

Thanksgiving trip to Yosemite National Park Half Dome Resources Thread talking about ascending with ropes down During the winter season, the cables are “taken down”. However, they simply take the posts down. The cables are still anchored, they’re simply laying on the ground. We will hopefully be able to ascend up with the cables “down”.…

California Trip

Joshua Tree, Hot Spring, and Mojave Desert General Plan Wednesday Drive to Joshua Tree, camp Thursday Rock climb and hike in Joshua Friday Rock climb and hike in Joshua Drive towards hot spring Saturday Hike to Deep Creek Hot Spring Drive toward Mojave Sunday Explore Mojave dunes and lava tube Drive back home Joshua Tree…