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Pinto Peak 5991Globe, AZ
Globe, AZ
Hiking avatar Oct 24 2015
wallyfrack
Hiking11.50 Miles 2,866 AEG
Hiking11.50 Miles   6 Hrs   22 Mns   1.81 mph
2,866 ft AEG
 
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I had to give this one a shot and today was a good day for it. I was cold at the start but warmed up quickly on the trail. There were a few hunters out but after a mile in I saw no one. West Pinto trail has some growth but not hard to follow. Campaign trail has some nice catclaw but the trail can be seen for the most part. The off trail portion was bad but only for a short distance. Lee's comment on following the fence line is good advice. It's the best way and you can't get lost. There are two fences, one old one newer and I hiked between them for most of the way. There was a point where it was impassable so I needed to cross the newer fence. The bottom strand of the fence has no barbs so crawling under was my choice. Once you leave the fence line the scramble up to the peak isn't bad you just need to pick a route and watch for openings. The summit was nice and breezy with excellent views. On the return I missed the rabbit hole to get back to the fence line and got trapped in the maze. I could see on my GPS that I was within 15 feet of my track but there was no way to get through so I backed tracked 50 feet and found the way. After that the bushwack out seemed easy and I was back to the Campaign trail pretty quickly. The hike out on the trail was the easy part. My GPS track was cleaned up so the miss steps are gone. Don't worry there's still plenty of ugly to get through. :lol:
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