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Ascent of Killington Peak on 2010-05-23

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Others in Party:Darryl Smith
Date:Sunday, May 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:Killington Peak
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:4235 ft / 1290 m

Ascent Trip Report

After reaching to Pico Peak, we hiked down 0.4 miles to comea back to Shelburne Pass Tr, then, hiked another 0.4 miles to reach to the juction(Jungle Jct) of Long Trail. We hiked 2.5 miles to get to Cooper Lodge. Took a rest, then, 0.2 miles spur to get to Killington Peak (4235 ft, 1291 m). Except the last 0.2miles steep section, the rest of trails are easy to hike.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2513 ft / 764 m
    Elevation Loss:4590 ft / 1397 m
    Distance:9.3 mi / 15 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1513 ft / 460 m
    Extra Loss:1235 ft / 376 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Trailhead:Pico Peak  3957 ft / 1206 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3355 ft / 1021 m
    Extra Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:LT and Shelburne Pass Trail
    Trailhead:Rt 4 Shelburne Pass Trailhead  1880 ft / 573 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: KillingtonPicoPeak (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
2Killington Peak2010-05-23



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