Ascent of Atascosa Lookout on 2018-03-17
|Others in Party:||Lisa Barboza -- Trip Report or GPS Track|
----Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Saturday, March 17, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||6249 ft / 1904 m|
Ascent Trip Reportlisa and i were looking for an easy peak today, and we made it to the lookout: but i had underestimated the challenge of the ridge out to the high point. we made a brief attempt to downclimb off the lookout onto the ridge, but quickly decided we weren't in the mood for the extra 3h or so that the ridge would require.
the area is beautiful though, and some day i will be back. perhaps i'll try timing it after the monsoons when the grasses are probably green.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||1844 ft / 561 m|
| Extra Gain:||145 ft / 44 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||5.6 mi / 9 km|
| Trailhead:||4695 ft / 1431 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time:||1 Hours 29 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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