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Ascent of Mount Frissell-South Slope on 2011-11-25

Climber: Tye Scott

Date:Friday, November 25, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Frissell-South Slope
    Location:USA-Connecticut/Massachusetts
    Elevation:2372 ft / 722 m

Ascent Trip Report

5 of 50. This was an easy 35 minute hike. I didn't arrive until it was dark but from what I could tell the trail was probably pretty with a few views along the way. Made it to the high point sign and sat beneath the stars for a bit. I don't believe you can camp in the area (could be wrong) but the stars would be amazing to sleep beneath up there. Side note - you can access the trailhead from either Connecticut or Massachusetts as Washington Rd connects the two states but there is a giant blockade placed over the road right at the state line. The trailhead starts on the Connecticut side and is pretty easily located by a gate with a sign that reads Bear Mt.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:3 mi / 4.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:35 Minutes



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