Elevation: 12,276 Feet
Elevation Gain: 6,700 Feet
Distance: 12 Miles
Difficulty: Moderate snow climb
Gear: Ice Axe, crampons
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The forecast for gale force wind on Mount Adams was spot on. It was very, very windy!
Elevation: 7,657 Feet
Elevation Gain: N/A Feet
Distance: N/A Miles
Difficulty: Rock scramble - Class 3/4
This weekend we took another shot at climbing to the top of Brown’s Peak. It is the tallest of the Four Peaks with are located outside of Phoenix. It is also the highest point in Maricopa county with an elevation of 7,657 feet.
It was an awesome experience and the hike was really cool and challenging at the same time. I managed to get by with a scraped up thumb and a sore ass. My girlfriend on the other hand, ended up with a decent size cut on her wrist and a black and blue knee.
Continue reading “Browns Peak: Scree Chute”