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Ascent of Fairington Cemetery-West Peak on 2010-10-29

Climber: Rodney Ziak

Date:Friday, October 29, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fairington Cemetery-West Peak
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:2913 ft / 887 m

Ascent Trip Report

Encircling the upper mountain at about the 2850 foot contour was a single strand of barbed wire aprox. 2+- years old, at a consistent knee level, perfect for impaling a knee which I nearly did. Obviously connected in some way to the gauging tower up top.

It is a snag for collecting black bear hair, in order to determine bear movements and corridors through this tract to better understand the impact future wind turbines on this site will have on bears.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:560 ft / 170 m
    Elevation Loss:560 ft / 170 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Bushwhack
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:560 ft / 170 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Trailhead:2353 ft / 717 m
    Time Up:54 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:560 ft / 170 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Trailhead:2353 ft / 717 m
    Time Down:40 Minutes



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