Ascent of Manhattan High Point on 2011-12-17

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, December 17, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Manhattan High Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:265 ft / 80 m

Ascent Trip Report

Bennett Park is being rehabilitated and completely fenced off, a walk around the park leads to within 25 feet of the rocky highpoint. Fort Tryon Park to the north is well worth hiking to for its excellent views in several directions, the NJ Palisades being quite the sight for one.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:100 ft / 29 m
    Elevation Loss:90 ft / 26 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:Cabrini Blvd & Pinehurst Ave
    Trailhead:Cabrini Blvd & Shrine  240 ft / 73 m
    Time Up:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:90 ft / 26 m
    Extra Gain:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.8 km
    Route:Pinehurst Ave, Mother Cabrini Shrine, Fort Tryon P
    Trailhead:Cabrini Blvd & Shrine  250 ft / 76 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 

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