Ascent of Talcott Mountain on 2007-05-28

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, May 28, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Talcott Mountain
    Elevation:950 ft / 289 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 2 of Metacomet Hike. Easy hiking. Down from Pinnacle, Rest stop-beer at Penwood lot. Hot today. Running out of water. Over King Philp to summit @1535. The tower is open. Heading down for pick up at RT44.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Elevation Loss:490 ft / 149 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Hazy Hot Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Trailhead:Summit King Philip Mountain  910 ft / 277 m
    Time Up:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:490 ft / 149 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Trailhead:CT 44 Res 6  460 ft / 140 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Metacomet Hike Talcott Mountain (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1King Philip Mountain2007-05-28
2Talcott Mountain2007-05-28

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