Ascent of Sierra de Don Fernando on 2012-05-28
|Date:||Monday, May 28, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Sierra de Don Fernando|
| Location:||USA-New Mexico|
| Elevation:||10365 ft / 3159 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI'd done Sierra de DF once before using the Mondragon Trail up from Taos Canyon. This route is much shorter.
Garcia Park is a large high mountain meadow, a nice spot for picnics or camping. The South Boundary Trail passes through it. From our picnic spot it was about 1.9 mi. to a spur trail that goes up to the top, although I missed it and went a bit past before doubling back.
Great views on top and a strange teepee made of sticks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||675 ft / 204 m|
| Distance:||4.5 mi / 7.2 km|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Elevation Gain:||580 ft / 176 m|
| Extra Loss:||140 ft / 42 m|
| Distance:||2.4 mi / 3.9 km|
| Route:||South Boundary Trail|
| Trailhead:||Garcia Park 9925 ft / 3025 m|
| Time Up:||53 Minutes|
| Extra Gain:||95 ft / 28 m|
| Distance:||2.1 mi / 3.4 km|
| Time Down:||38 Minutes|
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