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No. 43 Courthouse Mountain (2,413') Arizona

This guide is based on a Sage article by Richard Carey.

Topo Map: Kofa Butte 7½, Engesser Pass 7½
Coordinates: Lat 33 12 09 Lon 33 12 09
Trip Stats: 1 mi. r.t., 1000', 2 hrs., Class 3


This peak is on the Engesser Pass map and lies SE of Kofa Butte. At jct. 21 continue straight ahead on a poor road (high clearance needed) for 10.1 miles to jct. 62 where you will turn right. Go south for 1.0 mile and you will be directly west of a sharp pinnacle which is the peak.


proceed across a wash and to the left side of the peak and then right up a steep slope next to the cliff face. At the top you can find a way up several narrow gullies to the summit. The rock is rough and flaky so care is needed. Some may need a rope for descent. The summit is the westernmost of three nearly equal high points. A short, scenic class 3 peak in a remote area.

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