Ascent of Mescalito on 2012-02-20
|Date:||Monday, February 20, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
| Elevation:||5440 ft / 1658 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWent w/ the Hiking Las Vegas South Route. A nice hike for the Spring/Fall months, lots of ups and downs, twists, and a healthy dose of Class 3 Scrambling. There is some exposure, but nothing one needs ropes or webbing for.
There's some trickiness before ascending the mountain because there are a lot of rock climber routes/trails that can take you off your route.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1858 ft / 567 m|
| Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Trailhead:||3582 ft / 1091 m|
| Grade/Class:||Class 3|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Scramble, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
Perfect Feb Day
| Time Up:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 0 Minutes|
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