Ash Benchmark Mountain, San Carlos Nation
April 1, 2023

Ash Benchmark Mountain as seen from Indian Route 8

Now seen from the east as we start walking toward it

Matthias and Adam are slightly ahead, Ash's summit rises behind

Crossing a saddle

The final slope. Adam and Matthias are barely visible, offering scale to the image. Scott and I actually trended left and caught the high ridge to the west of the summit

Now on the high ridge

Summit ahead, two guys there

View east, the Turtle Mountain and Bryce Mountain to the right

Southeast view, Mount Graham with snow on it still

Group shot: Adam, me, Matthias, Scott (photo by Adam)

The two reference marks, but the benchmark could not be found


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