Ascent of Atascosa Lookout on 2020-03-20
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Friday, March 20, 2020|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Elevation:||6249 ft / 1904 m|
Ascent Trip ReportParked at the TH parking pull off along Ruby Road and headed up the Atascosa Tr., departing the vehicle at 11:22am. Overall distance to the summit was 2.6 miles one way with a net gain of about 1,549 feet. The trek up was slow paced and took me just under two hours. Spent about an hour on the summit enjoying the solitude, fantastic views and snapping some photos, until a couple of hikers made the base of the final approach. Deciding to pass the solitude off, I departed around 2:10pm taking the same route as the way up. I passed a second pair of hikers coming up about 1/4 mile from the summit. Overall descent took about an hour and hit the road straight away to explore some other areas westward towards Ruby.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1549 ft / 472 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5.2 mi / 8.4 km|
| Route:||Atascosa Tr.|
| Trailhead:||Atascosa Tr. Parking 4700 ft / 1432 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
| Time:||1 Hours 57 Minutes|
| Time:||1 Hours 7 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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