Ascent of Gallinas Peak on 2021-05-02
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, May 2, 2021|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Summit:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||4x4 Vehicle|
| Location:||USA-New Mexico|
| Elevation:||8637 ft / 2632 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI drove in and out from NM Hwy 55 following Dean Gaudet's GPS track. Here are my driving directions (YMMV):
0.0 At NM Hwy 55 MP 26.9 Turn East onto an unmarked gravel road (Gallinas Road).
2.6 Continue Straight
3.3 Continue Straight at a cattle guard
5.0 Pass Cordova Ranch on your left, Continue Straight over a cattle guard
6.4 Continue Straight
6.8 Cross a cattle guard with signed "Surratt Ranch private property, no trespassing..."
8.2 Pass a ranch on your right.
11.2 Cross a cattle guard and enter Cibola NF, now on FR 161.
11.8 Turn Left onto FR 99 (Red Cloud Canyon Rd) towards Gallinas Lookout (signed 5 miles).
14.9 Turn Left onto FR 102 (Swirl Trail) towards Gallinas Lookout.
16.3 Gate (open for me)
16.7 Parked near lookout tower.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Route:||Drive Up with Short Walk|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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