Ascent of Lookout Peak on 2014-08-14

Climber: Dean Molen

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, August 14, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lookout Peak
    Elevation:8960 ft / 2731 m

Ascent Trip Report

Thanks to Eric Willhite for his description
It was a much bigger hike elevation gain wise and longer than I thought it would be but at least it was cool since i got an early start. Don't do this on a hot day, it'd be brutal. Surprisingly, I wasn't alone on this trail once I got to the junction above the campground with a couple other hikers and mountain bikers also enjoying the area. I lost some elevation as I had to drop down into the campground as I had to park up the road near a historical marker.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3250 ft / 990 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3250 ft / 990 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.4 mi / 11.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3250 ft / 990 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Route:Affleck Campground
    Start Trailhead:5710 ft / 1740 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3250 ft / 990 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    End Trailhead:5710 ft / 1740 m

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