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Elevation: 8,500 ft
GPS: 32.416, -110.714 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: Chris Prewitt on Oct 20, 2009
Admins: Greg Opland, Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick

Description

At an elevation of over 8500’, Mount Bigelow is one of the tallest peaks in the Santa Catalina range. A series of maintained gravel roads means easy access to free camping, good hiking, and incredible climbing. The road is gated from December 31 - March 1st, but a trail up from the ranger station still allows access during this time.

Getting There

Just over a mile after the Palisade ranger station make a right onto Mount Bigelow Rd (milepost 21). At the first intersection make a right (gate), then at the next intersection stay to the left (the middle road has good camping). Follow this to the trailhead parking at the top of Bigelow.

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Came here a while ago, I would like to go back this summer again. I think this place definitely deserves a more established and cleaned up trail. If anyone has interest come this summer let me know! Mar 1, 2015
Marcy
Tempe/Tuscon, AZ
Marcy   Tempe/Tuscon, AZ
Hey Steve this guy may have your shoe...check this out . Cheers and happy climbing! Jul 29, 2011
Steve Pulver
Williston, ND
Steve Pulver   Williston, ND
I think I may have left a climbing shoe here last Sun. If you find it, just leave it. I'll be back to look for it. Jul 29, 2011
Geir
Tucson, AZ
Geir   Tucson, AZ
wow! nice work adding all those routes!! can't wait to climb them. :) Oct 23, 2009

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