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Chris "Buzz" La Roche
City: Tucson
State: Arizona
Country: USA
Begins: Apr 4, 2016
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Mon, Apr 4th, 2016
Start: Montazuma Pass
End: near Copper Glance Mine
Daily Distance: 17
Trip Distance: 17.0
Hours Hiked: 11

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April 4th (Day 1)

We were dropped off at the southern trailhead Sunday night and camped a little down from Montazuma Pass. We were alerted to the fact that camping is not allowed in Coronado National Monument and had our 'mug shots' taken. Overall a friendly experience and no ticket. Hit the trail about 6 AM heading south towards the border. After the obligatory pictures at the border stele we headed north and began the relentless climb up the Hoachuca Mountains with a short side trip up Miller Peak (~9,400). Relaxing lunch and water filtering break at bathtub spring which was flowing at about 1/2 liter per minute. Ended the night 1/2 mile north of Copper Glance Mine trail. Wildlife sightings included lots of deer.

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Arizona Trail - 2016

Chris La Roche


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