Ascent of Van Voorhis Hill on 2012-03-22
|Date:||Thursday, March 22, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Van Voorhis Hill|
| Elevation:||1480 ft / 451 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThe highest spot is only about 0.1 mi. south of the crest on US 40, but here's no convenient place to park nearby. I turned south onto a dirt road just west of the crest (with big sign for a sportsmen's and gun club) and parked about 1/4 mi. west of the high point. We've had exceptionally warm weather lately, so the thorn bushes are sprouting early. About half way up I ran into a couple of natural gas right of ways and followed those, but I missed one coming back and lengthened the short walk slightly. No view on this one.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||159 ft / 48 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Elevation Gain:||130 ft / 40 m|
| Distance:||0.2 mi / 0.4 km|
| Trailhead:||1350 ft / 411 m|
| Time Up:||8 Minutes|
| Extra Gain:||29 ft / 8 m|
| Distance:||0.3 mi / 0.6 km|
| Time Down:||9 Minutes|
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