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Ascent of Cemetery Hill on 2011-05-15

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:Rose
Date:Sunday, May 15, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Cemetery Hill
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:271 ft / 82 m

Ascent Trip Report

A drive up to cemetery grounds with a 50 foot walk-up.

From road intersection of Main Street(25A)/Liberty Avenue south of Fort Jefferson we traveled west/south on Liberty .43 miles to the entrance of Cedar hill Cemetery, then 300 yards (staying right at a red brick building) to the crest of the road. Parked here and walked left 25 yards to the summit. My GPS read 40.93587, 73.06303, there are 2 "US Coast & Geodetic Survey Markers, 1883".
The beautiful Cedar Hill Cemetery, founded in 1860, has a lot of history, so plan to tour the grounds. The friendly attendant actually led me to the highpoint, he told me that a recent survey put the elevation at 280 feet.

"AGE IS NOTHING BUT A STATE OF MIND."

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:21 ft / 6 m
    Elevation Loss:21 ft / 6 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:21 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:drive up to cedar hill cemetery
    Trailhead:cedar hill road  250 ft / 76 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:21 ft / 6 m
    Route:drive up to cedar hill cemetery
    Trailhead:cedar hill road  250 ft / 76 m



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