Ascent of Parnell Lookout on 2010-07-17

Climber: Jamie Bakken

Others in Party:Family
Date:Saturday, July 17, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Parnell Lookout
    Elevation:1312 ft / 399 m

Ascent Trip Report

We headed out to the beach today on Lake Michigan (Kohler-Andrae SP) and hit the highpoint of Sheboygan County on the way. It's a pleasant drive up the Kettle Moraine Scenic Road to get here. Lot's of rolling hills in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. From the top you can ascend a 60' tower to get an even better look at the area. There was a great view of the Moulin Kames from the top (conical looking hills) by looking to the west. To the south you can see Holy Hill the Washington County HP (as long as it's clear). This was a very enjoyable COHP summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:153 ft / 46 m
    Elevation Loss:153 ft / 46 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Very Hot-but plenty of shade here
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:153 ft / 46 m
    Extra Loss:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Trailhead:1219 ft / 371 m
    Time Up:12 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:93 ft / 28 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Trailhead:1219 ft / 371 m
    Time Down:8 Minutes

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