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Ascent of Lookout Point on 2020-08-25

Climber: Timothy Rosnick

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lookout Point
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:7920 ft / 2414 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a morning hike from Hwy 18 to Castle Rock, Bluff Lake, and Lookout Point. Also took a detour to check out a couple of Yellow Post sites. The trail is nice with many birds, squirrels around Castle Rock, and frogs around Bluff Lake. The first part of the trail is steep, but the rest is fairly flat. A good portion is on road but only 1 vehicle past me while I was on the roads. The Castle Rock trail was much more crowded than I expected mid-week.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1376 ft / 419 m
    Total Elevation Loss:297 ft / 90 m
    Round-Trip Distance:8.3 mi / 13.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1182 ft / 360 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1079 ft / 329 m; Extra: 103 ft / 31m
    Loss on way in:103 ft / 31 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route:Castle Rock Tr/Bluff Lake/2N11
    Start Trailhead:Castle Rock TH  6841 ft / 2085 m
    Time:2 Hours 13 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:194 ft / 59 m
    Gain on way out:194 ft / 59 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Castle Rock Tr/Bluff Lake/2N11
    End Trailhead:Castle Rock Trail  
    Time:2 Hours 25 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Castle Rock 082620

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Lookout Point2020-08-251376 ft / 419 m
2Castle Rock2020-08-25118 ft / 36 m
Total Trip Gain: 1494 ft / 455 m    Total Trip Loss: 873 ft / 267 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Timothy Rosnick
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