Ascent of Dime Benchmark on 2012-04-19
|Date:||Thursday, April 19, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||1470 ft / 448 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMaybe my map reading skills aren't up to snuff but the road signs didn't seem to have more than a very rough relationship to what I expected from my map. My default was basically to follow GPS headings from the blacktop off Pa. 56 in Spring Church Pa. marked as 359 on my map (but I didn't see any numbers and a variety of street names) That got me to something called Wagle Hill Rd. on my map but who knows? A dirt track (rough) heads off the road from a spot about 0.3 mi. SE of the hp. I parked near a gas well about 0.2 mi. from the hp. A rough track headed down and up through a nicely wooded area. After finding the underwhelming hp I took advantage of the pleasant afternoon to walk the woods tracks an extra half mi. or so.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||203 ft / 62 m|
| Distance:||0.8 mi / 1.3 km|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Elevation Gain:||53 ft / 17 m|
| Distance:||0.2 mi / 0.3 km|
| Trailhead:||1417 ft / 431 m|
| Time Up:||5 Minutes|
| Extra Gain:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Time Down:||11 Minutes|
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