Category Archives: Climbing

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

Completing My USA State Highpoints Project, March 2022

This March I completed my USA State Highpoints project by visiting Sassafras Mountain, Brasstown Bald, Cheaha Mountain, and, lastly, Britton Hill. The Western USA State Highpoints I began visiting USA State Highpoints in June 1977 with Mount Hood, the highpoint … Continue reading

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Black Mountain (Pima), Arizona, February 2022

Linda and I recently boondocked near an abandoned mine off the Darby Well Road southwest of Ajo. Over the next two days I climbed Sauceda Benchmark and Black Mountain (Pima) while Linda explored the area on bicycle and foot. It … Continue reading

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Sauceda Benchmark, Arizona, February 2022

Linda and I recently took our first boondocking trip of the winter season near Ajo, Arizona. On Thursday, February 10, we drove in and parked our trailer on a concrete slab near an abandoned mine off the Darby Well Road … Continue reading

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Santa Rita Peak 6280+, Arizona, January 2022

On Thursday, January 27, I visited the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson. Specifically I explored the northern extension of the Santa Rita Mountains that leads towards Mount Fagan. Here a ridge of little peaks has over 1000 feet of … Continue reading

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