Ascent of Loma de las Cañas on 2016-09-22

Climber: Thomas Denham

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, September 22, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Loma de las Cañas
    Location:USA-New Mexico
    Elevation:5888 ft / 1794 m

Ascent Trip Report

Scramble up the very steep west side...some precarious class 3 sections, especially on my route down. Great views all around. Did not investigate northern 5880 ft contour. I assumed the 5888 elevation on the topo map represents the highest ground and called it summited.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:758 ft / 231 m
    Total Elevation Loss:758 ft / 231 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:758 ft / 231 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Quebradas Backcountry Byway  5130 ft / 1563 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:758 ft / 231 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    End Trailhead:Quebradas Backcountry Byway  5130 ft / 1563 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Thomas Denham
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