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Ascent of Hanging Hills on 2007-06-02

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 2, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hanging Hills
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1030 ft / 313 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 5 of Metacomet Hike. Edgewood Rd access heading for West Beacon and Castle Craig. Good steady climb. This is highest point on the trail. Summit @0920. Markers are bad in this area. Heading over to Castle Craig and down to Dam. This is last day of hike. Heading for the Berlin Turnpike trailhead with Mattabassett.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Hot and Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Trailhead:Edgewood Rd Access  280 ft / 85 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Trailhead:Summit  1030 ft / 313 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Metacomt Hike Hanging Hills (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Hanging Hills2007-06-02
2Hanging Hills-East Peak2007-06-02



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