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Ascent of Hanging Hills on 2012-04-28

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, April 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hanging Hills
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1030 ft / 313 m

Ascent Trip Report

The blue trail hike up to Park Drive connecting the two Hanging Hills shows signs of grande road and castle construction, with a major pedestrian bridge across Interstate traffic to reach blue trail's start with awesome views to be had at both peaks, and castle to boot. Might not have visited this amazing climb up a gulley of rock, if I'd not found Park Drive closed the night before.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:730 ft / 222 m
    Elevation Loss:730 ft / 222 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.2 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:730 ft / 222 m
    Extra Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Hubbard Park Tr, Metacomet Tr & Peak Drive
    Trailhead:Belmont Ave & W Main St TH  400 ft / 121 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 3 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:630 ft / 192 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:Peak Drive, Metacomet Tr & Hubbard Park Tr
    Trailhead:Belmont Ave & W Main St TH  400 ft / 121 m
    Time Down:46 Minutes



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