Ascent of Leith Hill on 2007-07-11

Climber: Paul Place

Date:Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Leith Hill
    Elevation:294 m / 965 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Drove on the A24 from Dorking to Roundabout then head for Ockley on the ockley road turn off right for Cold Harbour go through village, 100 yards to Landslide car park.Clearly marked route to the tower sign posted all the way, fairly steep gradient however well maintained track, at the cross roads of the foot path turn left staight up to the tower, this is a folley left by a chap to the national trust in 1929 good views from the top accross all of West Sussex, East Sussex and Surrey. Nice walk and there are several nature trail type walks as detailed on the National trust map in the car park.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:179 m / 588 ft
    Elevation Loss:179 m / 588 ft
    Distance:2.4 km / 1.5 mi
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:119 m / 391 ft
    Extra Loss:60 m / 197 ft
    Distance:1.2 km / 0.8 mi
    Route:Landslide Route to Tower
    Trailhead:Landslide Car Park  235 m / 771 ft
    Time Up:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:119 m / 391 ft
    Extra Gain:60 m / 197 ft
    Distance:1.2 km / 0.8 mi
    Route:Landslide Route from tower
    Trailhead:La Parkndslide car  235 m / 771 ft
    Time Down:10 Minutes

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