Ascent of Gallinas Peak on 2021-05-02

Climber: Paul McClellan

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
Peak:Gallinas Peak
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:8637 ft / 2632 m

Ascent Trip Report

I 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
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Drive Up with Short Walk
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Paul McClellan
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