Ascent of Peak 11312 on 2020-07-01

Climber: Fred Brown

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bicycle
Peak:Peak 11312
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:11312 ft / 3447 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started the hike on NM State land, Urraca Wildlife Management Area. Its located off NM-522 between Costilla and Questa. The entrance is not signed but is just past mile marker 34. The area is open April 1 through May 14 and July 1 through December 14. Avoid hunting season. You must have a hunting/fishing license or a recreational permit. Motorized Vehicles are not allowed beyond the parking area.

Rode a mountain bike from the parking lot/trailhead up a road into Jaroso Canyon, ending at a saddle where a fence line marks the boundary between the Urraca WMA and private lands. Distance from the parking lot is 6.2 miles one way with an elevation gain of over 3000 ft.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:412 ft / 125 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Bushwhack / Followed fence line
    Trailhead:Gate - boundary of Urraca WMA  10900 ft / 3322 m
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Bicycle, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:20 Minutes

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