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Dean2nd time a charm  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 26, 2013

Dean

Rick Hartman, Mark Nichols & I got together the day after Christmas & enjoyed a great day together. Summit benchmark located & the register dates back to 1989. Thanks to Rick & Mark for repeating this one for me.
Posted Dec 27, 2013 8:26 am

DeanNot quite
Date Climbed: Dec 20, 2011

Dean

Stopped at the 3960 peak due to a badly pulled calf muscle. The hard part was behind Eric and I but since I was moving slowly and was concerned about making my injury worse, I waited for Eric while he went over and tagged the summit. I will return and finish the thing since I know the route now and the roads to get there. Hiking with Eric Noel is always a pleasure so it was great to get out and spend time with him again.
Posted Dec 24, 2011 12:37 am

ericnoelNewman  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 20, 2011

ericnoel

Hiked up with my buddy Dean and it was good to see him again. Followed Dennis' route which had some route-finding on terrain that was not too hard but near to cliffs. Driving directions from Dennis and Scott were quite helpful.
Posted Dec 21, 2011 11:11 am

Dennis PoulinSouth Side  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 1, 2011

Dennis Poulin

Nice hike, lots of cactii, some route finding on the ridge, great views.
Posted Mar 15, 2011 8:23 pm

sbkelleyNewman - SE Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2009

sbkelley

Agreed - hardest part was getting there! The GPS track of our attempt to find the trailhead is hilarious! It's a short, steep climb. 1.75 miles and 2200' of gain, so it doesn't mess around. Very green out with all the recent rains. Did Picacho in the afternoon to complete a good day of hiking.
Posted Jan 12, 2009 3:39 pm

surgentToughest part is getting there  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2008

surgent

Third try worked for me, turned back twice when I couldn't figure out the road net - lots of sandy washed, fences and private property to get around. Followed roads in from the southeast, and worked my way up a moderate ridge roughly SSE of the summit. Rocky, steep and brushy, but nothing to stop me - the worst section being some sloping rock that required care (and lots of traction). Boatloads of cactus! Great views at the top. Happy to have done it, happy I don't have to go back. Trip Report
Posted Nov 12, 2008 9:25 am

oldaditFriedMan Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 1998

oldadit

One of the first AZ peaks I hiked for prominence
considerations. Parked wife and kids at base - much
too hot and rough for the kiddies - come to think of
it, it was too hot for me as well. Bushwacked up
from south, towers on top are served by chopper.
Posted Aug 5, 2008 12:22 am

PeakMuleGeocache Adventure  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 27, 2007

PeakMule

Hiked to the Newman Peak geocache (GCH0K2) using the route described on the cache page. Starting point was about 1.8mi southeast of the peak. Climbed a steep drainage to a ridgeline, then had an easy hike to the summit. About 1:31 from Jeep to peak.
Posted Apr 29, 2007 4:56 pm

streeyyrNewman Peak  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2006

streeyyr

A small but rugged desert peak.
Posted Jan 20, 2006 5:44 pm

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