Mount Withington Climber's Log

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Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Jan 13, 2018 1:13 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2016

9 Peaks  Sucess!

With Withington Wilderness HP, 10020, 9965, 9390, Cedro Peak, Gray Hill, Granite Mountain & Silver Hill.

Swithich - Nov 3, 2012 1:38 pm Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2012

Beautiful Views  Sucess!

I drove up to Monica's Saddle and hiked from there along the road. It was 3-4 miles to the summit. The road is very gentle to the summit and easy to walk. The hike took about an hour give or take a few minutes to the summit. The views are wonderful at the top. I enjoyed the trip.

-Swithich

Note: After Monica's saddle it says "primitive road". I found the road getting their more primitive than this road (via highway 60). However, it has quite a bit of loose rock so you might spin the tires on occasion. The road from highway 60 to get to Monica's saddle (NFS 549) has blind curves, is very narrow, with steep drop-offs (in places), and has exposed rock and washboards. It wasn't all that bad to come up, but it was less fun to come down. Low gear came in handy. I'm not sure about the road heading south from Monica's saddle.

surgent

surgent - Oct 11, 2006 2:39 pm

Bad luck twice now  Sucess!

Twice we've come this way and twice have been slammed by storms. Did manage to drive the truck to the top... not really any hiking, but a fun drive. Planned to hike it on our second visit met with double whammy: storms, and an on-going closure due to fire danger. We'll be back. The VLA nearby is a neat place to visit.

weeds19

weeds19 - Oct 10, 2006 9:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 5, 2006

Long dirt road  Sucess!

I coaxed my Camry all the way to the top

streeyyr

streeyyr - May 10, 2006 9:32 pm Date Climbed: May 8, 2006

Mount Withington  Sucess!

A high mountain rising above southwest New Mexico.

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