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Cabezon


#1

We, meaning Mike, KE5AKL, and I, are looking at the possibility of activating Cabezon this coming Thursday. I bring it up this way because this is a quite special location and activation which may not soon be repeated. Cabezon is a famous (in New Mexico) peak, a large and prominent volcanic plug. Ascending is a significant climb of 2,000 ft, somewhat precarious. If we do manage to climb it, hope to make some contacts! Go here to learn more about this feature:

http://www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/recreation/rio_puerco/cabezon_peak.html

73, Fred KT5X


#2

In reply to KT5X:
Looks like the mountain which was in close encounters of the third kind.

Sean M0GIA


#3

In reply to M0GIA:

Looks like the mountain which was in close encounters of the third kind.

Yeah, it’s a very similar geological structure, but the movie location was Devil’s Tower (W7/EW-097) in Wyoming: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devils_Tower_National_Monument

Good luck activating W5/SM-019, Fred and Mike, and a safe climb, too.

73 Rick M0LEP


#4

In reply to M0LEP:
Yes, that was Devil’s Tower, and yes, it is a similar geologic feature, somewhat smaller.

Plans are moving forward. It does look like thursday, and may be 1800z-2000z on 14.060 +/- if all goes well on the climb.

73 - Fred - KT5X