Thompson Peak Climber's Log

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bennovak

bennovak - Sep 23, 2018 8:57 am Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2018

From Dixie Mine TH  Sucess!

Run/hike. The top is like climbing an endless super steep boat ramp, but the view in the evening from the top is worth it

Jay Moon

Jay Moon - Aug 2, 2018 7:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2018

Super Steep and irradiated!  Sucess!

Trail run from TH via Dixie Mine Trail (although "run" was a relative term on that super steep summit push in 110 degree heat). Great views of everything. Didn't stay on the summit long with all of the Radiation Hazard signs. Great challenging day on the mountain.

hgrapid

hgrapid - Dec 23, 2017 9:00 pm Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2017

Great weather  Sucess!

3 of us reached the summit via the Dixie Mine Trail. Walked around the side of the microwave towers, which appear to be about at the highest point. Very steep last 2 miles, gaining about 1700 in the last 2 miles, and a little over 300 feet in the first 2 3/4 miles. Weather in the 50s.

TonyNS

TonyNS - Dec 21, 2015 2:48 pm

Fun Climb

I got this peak and a few others in the McDowells. Run fun hikes and some of the peaks have some good scambles on them and they are easily accessible from the trails heads.

Midlife Mountaineer

Midlife Mountaineer - Mar 31, 2015 3:34 pm Date Climbed: Feb 21, 2012

Nice winter ascent  Sucess!

Hiked this one a couple times in 2012.

surgent

surgent - Nov 29, 2014 6:25 pm Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2014

Bust those calves  Sucess!

With mstender. Nice trail, healthy tracts of saguaro and other cactus along route. Then the road part starts. Man, it is steep. Great views from the top.

mstender

mstender - Nov 28, 2014 4:14 pm Date Climbed: Nov 23, 2014

Nice views!  Sucess!

Hiked with surgent. Overall a nice local hike with great views. Worth it for the views and the exercise.

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