Ascent of Lookout Mountain on 2018-09-18

Climber: Joe Whittington

Others in Party:Phyllis Whittington
Date:Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lookout Mountain
    Elevation:6926 ft / 2111 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked up and back on the 808A Trail. Encountered a friendly bow hunter as we approached the summit and a stand-offish bull on the descent.

Note that your car GPS may display Summit Prairie Road rather than NF 42 or Canyon Creek Road. Road to trailhead is signed Independent Mine/Round Mt. Trailhead. Road to trailhead is rocky in spots.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1010 ft / 307 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1010 ft / 307 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Perfect - Clear & sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1010 ft / 307 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:808A MotherLode Trail
    Start Trailhead:808A MotherLode Trailhead  5916 ft / 1803 m
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1010 ft / 307 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    End Trailhead:same  5916 ft / 1803 m
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes

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