Ascent of Red Mountain Lookout on 2022-01-09

Climber: Paul McClellan

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, January 9, 2022
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Red Mountain Lookout
    Elevation:6373 ft / 1942 m

Ascent Trip Report

I drove up and parked just below the open gate. Here are my driving notes from Patagonia (miles):

0.0 From AZ Hwy 82 in Patagonia Turn South on Taylor Ave, then immediately Turn Left on McKeown.
0.2 Continue Straight.
1.3 Becomes Harshaw Road.
3.1 Bear Right to stay on Harshaw Road (paved).
4.8 Turn Right onto FR 4649.
5.3 Continue Straight where FR 4684 leads left.
8.2 Bear Right and descend a bit, then resume climbing.
8.4 Park below the gate (gate was open for me). There is room here for 3 or more cars.

Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:253 ft / 77 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Forest Road 4649
    Trailhead:Gate  6120 ft / 1865 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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