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Sheepshead Peak 6545 - 2 members in 13 triplogs have rated this an average 4 ( 1 to 5 best )
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Feb 21 2018
Steph_and_Blake
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 Guides 100
 Routes 61
 Photos 2,522
 Triplogs 176

72 male
 Joined Nov 21 2015
 Grand Junction,
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 21 2018
Steph_and_Blake
Hiking3.00 Miles 1,594 AEG
Hiking3.00 Miles   2 Hrs   30 Mns   1.20 mph
1,594 ft AEG
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1st trip
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See Description.
Named place
Named place
Dragoon Mountains
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Stephanie and Blake Barnard
Jan 24 2018
Pivo
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 Guides 2
 Routes 433
 Photos 4,656
 Triplogs 3,635

65 male
 Joined Mar 01 2009
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 24 2018
Pivo
Hiking3.35 Miles 1,429 AEG
Hiking3.35 Miles   2 Hrs   35 Mns   1.42 mph
1,429 ft AEG      13 Mns Break20 LBS Pack
 
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Baja Arizona Hiking
MyRudy
Was very windy today, so we didn't stay on the peak for very long. Some of the best views in Southern Arizona. After Sheep's Head, we drove over to Council Rocks, then headed to Tombstone for lunch and beer. The Chuck Wagon is recommended for food. I mention this because in the past the food options in Tombstone were pretty pathetic.

Tombstone Brewing is highly recommended, and the do open at 11 AM, but close at 7 PM.
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Feb 24 2014
PrestonSands
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 Guides 169
 Routes 148
 Photos 5,629
 Triplogs 1,562

44 male
 Joined Apr 12 2004
 Oro Valley, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 24 2014
PrestonSands
Hiking3.80 Miles 1,637 AEG
Hiking3.80 Miles
1,637 ft AEG
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After finishing up hiking Slavin Gulch, I still had some daylight left, so I headed for Sheepshead. I had never done this hike, but it looked appealing. Beautiful rolling grassland meets orange granite cliffs, sprinkled with oak woodlands: textbook Dragoon-ery goodness! The route was pretty easy to follow, and well trodden by climbers. Saw a few climbers going up Sheepshead’s west face as I scrambled past it in the thick oak trees. The last leg of the hike from the saddle to the top was especially enjoyable, scrambling up big slabs and boulders, and mesmerized by the amazing rocks all around. I hung around on top for a bit, enjoying the incredible mountains and valleys all around, bathed in golden, late afternoon sunlight. I made my way down as the sun was setting, thoroughly satisfied from having completed two outstanding hikes in one day. Back at the trailhead, I sat in the bed of my truck to cook dinner on my backpacking stove, while a herd of cows moved noisily around me in the dark. Good memories. Looking forward to another Sheepshead hike one of these days.
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"As soon as I can I’m sneaking back in them mountains..." -Johnny Paycheck
Apr 14 2013
Pivo
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 Guides 2
 Routes 433
 Photos 4,656
 Triplogs 3,635

65 male
 Joined Mar 01 2009
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 14 2013
Pivo
Hiking3.74 Miles 1,643 AEG
Hiking3.74 Miles   3 Hrs   16 Mns   1.14 mph
1,643 ft AEG
 
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Floridasunshine
MyRudy
Fauna
Fauna
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Apr 14 2013
MyRudy
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 Photos 3
 Triplogs 106

22 male
 Joined Apr 23 2012
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Apr 14 2013
MyRudy
Hiking3.75 Miles 1,643 AEG
Hiking3.75 Miles   3 Hrs   16 Mns   1.15 mph
1,643 ft AEG
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Floridasunshine
Pivo
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Mar 03 2013
southpawaz
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 Routes 22
 Photos 276
 Triplogs 94

58 male
 Joined Mar 18 2008
 Phoenix, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 03 2013
southpawaz
Hiking3.27 Miles 1,518 AEG
Hiking3.27 Miles
1,518 ft AEG
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cindyl
After camping just up the way a bit, we had coffee and breakfast before tearing down camp and driving down to the trailhead. We chatted with a pair of climbers still at the coffee and breakfast stage before gearing up and heading out on the trail. We made good time across the flat, and two more pairs of climbers came by us as the trail started getting steeper. We followed the route up the steep section without too much trouble, and eventually made the saddle, where we took a short pause before heading up the final section. Snow and ice made a couple spots a bit tricky, but soon we were on top, enjoying refreshments and the views... until a wasp stung cindyl. That kind of spoiled the moment, and we packed up and headed down pretty quickly. The couple we had chatted with first thing were out on the rock as we made our way down, and we paused to watch them for a moment before finishing off the hike. I had noticed on the way in that we had passed very close by a section corner and we found it on the way out, just 50 feet or so off the trail.
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China Peak
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Mar 03 2013
cindyl
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 Routes 7
 Photos 2,650
 Triplogs 225

49 female
 Joined May 15 2009
 Phoenix, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 03 2013
cindyl
Hiking3.27 Miles 1,518 AEG
Hiking3.27 Miles
1,518 ft AEG
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southpawaz
at least the wasp is dead.

yep, after i had sat down and started to drink my peak beer, a wasp came and stung me on the arm. ouch. :stretch: i had a bit of a localized allergic reaction - initially lots of pain and swelling, and then it was nearly impossible to sleep for three days afterwards due to the itching.
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Named place
Huachuca Mountains
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There are just two switchbacks left. And another half-mile to the destination...
Mar 31 2012
RedwallNHops
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 Guides 1
 Routes 10
 Photos 548
 Triplogs 1,290

46 male
 Joined Dec 22 2003
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 31 2012
RedwallNHops
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,500 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
1,500 ft AEG
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Did this in the morning, then Slavin Gulch in the afternoon.
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Feb 04 2012
Pivo
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 Guides 2
 Routes 433
 Photos 4,656
 Triplogs 3,635

65 male
 Joined Mar 01 2009
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 04 2012
Pivo
Hiking3.80 Miles 1,767 AEG
Hiking3.80 Miles
1,767 ft AEG
 
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SAMBA
Day trip to The Dragoon Mountains and Tombstone.
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Feb 04 2012
MyRudy
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 Photos 3
 Triplogs 106

22 male
 Joined Apr 23 2012
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Feb 04 2012
MyRudy
Hiking3.80 Miles 1,767 AEG
Hiking3.80 Miles
1,767 ft AEG
 no routesno photosets
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Baja Arizona Hiking
Pivo
SAMBA
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Mar 05 2011
cindyl
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 Routes 7
 Photos 2,650
 Triplogs 225

49 female
 Joined May 15 2009
 Phoenix, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Mar 05 2011
cindyl
Hiking4.20 Miles 1,300 AEG
Hiking4.20 Miles
1,300 ft AEG
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Baja Arizona Hiking
kissime321
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RedwallNHops
We did the hiker's route up Sheepshead for my friend Donna's birthday. It was so beautiful! Then we camped. :)
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There are just two switchbacks left. And another half-mile to the destination...
Jan 16 2010
rwstorm
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 Guides 1
 Routes 125
 Photos 20,571
 Triplogs 938

73 male
 Joined Feb 28 2003
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 16 2010
rwstorm
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,500 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
1,500 ft AEG
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Baja Arizona Hiking
DesertratDeb
Wonderful hike in a simply beautiful area on the west side of the Dragoon Mountains. Most frequented by rock climbers, but there is an interesting hikers route to the top. Great views and lots of fun.
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Jan 12 2002
rwstorm
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 Guides 1
 Routes 125
 Photos 20,571
 Triplogs 938

73 male
 Joined Feb 28 2003
 Tucson, AZ
Sheepshead Peak 6545Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Hiking avatar Jan 12 2002
rwstorm
Hiking4.00 Miles 1,500 AEG
Hiking4.00 Miles
1,500 ft AEG
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SAHC - Group
My first time up Sheepshead. SAHC was having an awards ceremony and potluck shindig out there. Well attended and a blast. I wore a mickey mouse tie to demonstrate what I think of wearing ties. Good memories here.
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average hiking speed 1.23 mph

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