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Travel using feet and hands – whether scrambling or technical climbing using rope and anchors.

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Ragged Top, Arizona, December 2018

On Wednesday, December 19, I joined the Southern Arizona Hiking Club for a climb of Ragged Top, a craggy peak in the Silver Bell Mountains west of Tucson. Ragged Top has 1357 feet of topographic prominence. I first noticed Ragged … Continue reading

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Table Tooth, Arizona, December 2018

On Monday, December 17, I joined the Southern Arizona Hiking Club for a climb of Table Tooth, a spire immediately east of Table Mountain in the Pusch Ridge Wilderness of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Table Tooth has only 320 feet … Continue reading

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Weaver Peak, Arizona, November 2018

On Thursday, November 29, I joined four peakbaggers I had previously climbed with and climbed Weaver Peak, the highpoint of the Weaver Mountains near Yarnell, Arizona. This climb was part of an ambitious peakbagging trip organized by Laura, Greg, and … Continue reading

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El Capitan Mountain, Arizona, November 2018

On Sunday, November 4, I joined Matthias Stender and Scott Peavy on a climb of El Capitan Mountain, the highpoint of the Mescal Mountains southeast of Globe, Arizona. El Capitan Mountain has 6568 feet of elevation and 1808 feet of … Continue reading

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