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Prieta Peak, Arizona, February 2021

On Saturday, February 20, Adam Humphreys and I climbed Prieta Peak, the highpoint of the Slate Mountains. Prieta Peak lies about 25 miles southwest of Casa Grande, Arizona. It has 1617 feet of topographic prominence, making it the 121st most … Continue reading

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Safford Peak, Arizona, February 2021

On Friday, February 12, I climbed Safford Peak in the Tucson Mountains west of Marana. Safford Peak has 1063 feet of topographic prominence; many times I have noted its distinctive profile as I bicycled the bike paths in Marana and … Continue reading

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Cat Mountain, Arizona, February 2021

On Friday, February 5, I finally climbed Cat Mountain in the Tucson Mountains, just north of Arizona Highway 86 west of Tucson. Many times I have traveled beneath it on my way to or from mountains to the west and … Continue reading

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Crossman Peak, Arizona, January 2021

On Friday, January 22, I drove east through Lake Havasu City on residential roads to find access to Crossman Peak. Crossman Peak, the highpoint of the Mohave Mountains, is the 24th most prominent peak in Arizona with 3120 feet of … Continue reading

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