Ascent of Burro Peak on 2019-04-10
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, April 10, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Location:||USA-New Mexico|
| Elevation:||8020 ft / 2444 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGPS Track and statistics include both Burro Peak and Jacks Peak.
I followed Dennis Poulin's drive description of 2012-02-16 and found it very helpful and accurate, except perhaps the road deteriorates just after the wash crossing rather than just beyond the windmill. The benchmark and likely true summit to the south both have summit registries. The road hike to the summit of Jacks Peak is open. I found a "Fire Control Solar Obs" marker but no registry on the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||601 ft / 182 m|
| Extra Gain:||250 ft / 76 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||1.8 mi / 2.9 km|
| Route:||Continential Divide Trail|
| Trailhead:||Saddle near end of Jacks Peak Road 7919 ft / 2413 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Open Country|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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