Ascent of Castle Rock on 2018-09-05

Climber: Richard Mclellan

Others in Party:Denise Mclellan
Date:Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Castle Rock
    Elevation:6585 ft / 2007 m

Ascent Trip Report

A great little hill and a short scramble keeps the top plateau relatively quiet. Great views include Pikes Peak. Well worth a visit. An ascent while awaiting our luggage to arrive at Denver airport.
See WM's trip report for excellent notes on the geology.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:394 ft / 120 m
    Total Elevation Loss:394 ft / 120 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:394 ft / 120 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:W side
    Start Trailhead:Castle Rock town  6191 ft / 1887 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:394 ft / 120 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:As ascent
    End Trailhead:As start point  6191 ft / 1887 m

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