Ascent of Talcott Mountain on 2012-02-13
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Monday, February 13, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||950 ft / 289 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI climbed Talcott Mountain to Heublein Tower in the middle of February. Since it was winter, the gate was closed and I had to start the hike pretty much from a couple hundred feet off the main road. I took the first trail on my left. The first half was somewhat steep, ending up on the ridge with a nice view of the Farmington Valley. The other half of the trail moved along the ridge to the tower. Took around 2 hours to ascend and then around 30 minutes back down to my car.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||2.5 mi / 4.1 km|
| Route:||Tower Trail|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
| Time Down:||30 Minutes|
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