Mae West Peak Climber's Log

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Dartmouth Hiker - Dec 22, 2010 5:25 pm Date Climbed: Dec 21, 2010

Pokey  Sucess!

Climbed with Scott Peavy to ring in the start of winter. Nasty brush and dense prickly pear down low, easier going higher up. Took the middle ridge up to the main ridge, which we followed north to the base of the summit. We discovered a nice, mildly exposed class 2ish weakness in the cliffs, easily reached by traversing a short ledge or two just W of the southernmost part of the cliffs. Nice views on top for my 26th AZ prom peak and 62nd overall.

Descent was mostly uneventful, with limited success trying to follow gullies down. Interesting little SE AZ desert peak, but I don't think I'll be back...


surgent - Nov 9, 2010 11:00 am Date Climbed: Nov 6, 2010

Third time the charm  Sucess!

Took three tries, but got this peak finally. Rough little hike.

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