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boisedocDeserted and quiet  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2014

boisedoc

Climbed via the hospital flat campground. Didn't see a soul- or a squirrel. As others noted, top has burned but only a little deadfall at the very top. Limited views. Register in the tree stump is completely waterlogged
Posted Nov 4, 2014 4:57 pm

Paul McClellanPleasant Early Spring Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2014

Paul McClellan

Hiked Forest Road 507 to near the summit where I went cross country through downed burned timber to the summit ridge. I eventually found the summit registry in a burned out tree stump under some rocks and downed timber. Look for a circular rock design near the stump. I found the benchmark nearby as described in the summit registry. The road was mostly clear of snow. The wind through the standing burned timber made mysterious sounds. A very pleasant solo hike.
Posted Mar 28, 2014 12:19 am

RedwicNo issues  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2013

Redwic

I did this on a long day which also included Rice Peak near Mount Lemmon. I did not see any negative signage or squirrels along the route.
Posted Nov 3, 2013 8:00 am

FletchPretty area  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2012

Fletch

and no one around...
Posted Dec 28, 2012 5:22 pm

joseyinnetMount Graham  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 30, 2011

joseyinnet

Didn't see any signs anywhere about it being closed, but heard some of the squirrels chattering at me from the trees. Nice views of the other sky islands from the road.
Posted Nov 2, 2011 9:55 pm

PrestonArizona10,720'  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2010

PrestonArizona

Great hike, and what a view!
Posted Nov 17, 2010 9:40 pm

ericwillhiteTrail and road hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2008

ericwillhite

Found the trail (old logging road) just above the campground that is in ok shape with some brushing done. Took this to its merger with the pass on the main road that goes to summit. Did this with my one and three year old....the first of 2 ultra peaks in 2 days for them in Arizona. Pictures and map of route taken at http://www.willhiteweb.com/arizona_climbing/pinaleno_mountains/mount_graham_257.htm
Posted Oct 19, 2008 2:47 pm

oldaditCan we make this legal ?  Sucess!

oldadit

Back in 1990 (?) when I walked the closed road
from the south with Sarah, it might have been legal.
I'd like to grease some wheels, and get legal
permission for a very few hikers to visit the summit.
The time and route could be chosen by the Forest service.
Fees could be paid, etc.
Am not making much progress - if you have any ideas
please contact me. Thanks - Andy
Posted Aug 5, 2008 12:42 am

ericnoelGraham  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2007

ericnoel

One summit, zero red squirrels. It was a cold day, below freezing when I started but that was an improvement over how cold it was while car camping beforehand. Hiked from where the old summit road takes off from the main road, as both were gated. Probably ten miles or so though I cut that down a bit by chopping off some of the switchbacks.
Posted Apr 17, 2007 10:57 am

weeds19Way up high!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 4, 2003

weeds19

This is a very impressive peak! It towers over the surrounding terrain and creates an ecosystem all its own. I agree with past logs that the drive up the road is more tiring than the hike itself.
Posted Mar 21, 2007 1:01 am

e-docbusted  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 15, 1989

e-doc

Spent a week in Arizona visiting an old HS friend. We summited and on way down got busted by the USFS.(The summit was closed due to ongoing scientific study of the endangered red squirrel and the proposed UA telescope. We walked by the closed signs thinking; "We'll never see a FS ranger!") Pleaded ignorance and confusion on reading the closed area signs. Later in the week, we spent a few days in Havasu Canyon, Humpreys Peak, Walnut Canyon and Sunset Crater.
Posted Dec 17, 2006 11:08 pm

Dennis PoulinRoad Walk  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2006

Dennis Poulin

Road walk with Dean and Rick. Nothing too strenuous about this one. Driving up the paved road is more tiring than the hike.
Posted Nov 22, 2006 5:45 pm

DeanThe road  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2006

Dean

Camped at Shannon Campground and we were the only ones there. Nice spot with a paved road all the way. Since the main gate was closed a bit further up the road, we just went up a road that is found before the closed gate. This secondary road has a gate and we just walked it the full distance until cutting a bit cross country through the burned forest to reach the top. Found a witness benchmark near the top. About ten miles and maybe two thousand feet of elevation gain. A perfect summer day in the middle of November. Yea Arizona. I'm back home in the northwest and it is raining outside (ugh).
Posted Nov 19, 2006 8:37 pm

surgentRoute Climbed: Secret route Date Climbed: 2000 and 2003  Sucess!

surgent

I went up in 2000 and again with my wife in 2003 following a combo of old jeep routes, the main road and some cross country. The top is technically closed to the public so lay low. You probably won't be caught.
Posted Jul 20, 2005 2:37 pm

Bob BoltonRoute Climbed: Mt. Graham Road Date Climbed: May 24, 2005  Sucess!

Bob Bolton

Duane and I parked at the junction of SR366 and the Mt. Graham Road. Our information had been that this road was badly overgrown, but it had apparently been recently graded to service the fire that charred much of the forest on the south side of the peak. This was the third of nine Ultra-prominence peaks in nine days that we did on our southwest Ultra sweep. Nice hike, even on a road.
Posted Jun 7, 2005 12:39 am

streeyyrMount Graham  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 1995

streeyyr

One of the most impressive mountains in the desert southwest.
Posted Jun 6, 2005 3:44 pm

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