Ascent of Milk Hill on 2008-12-30

Climber: Jim Sugden

Date:Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Milk Hill
    Elevation:294 m / 965 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in Alton Barnes and walked through the village then up Walkers Hill to the White Horse then on to Milk Hill (unremarkable flat high spot). Followed the Wansdyke (White Horse Trail) west to Tan Hill (294m) before descending past Harepath Farm and back to Alton Barnes along the canal tow path (Frozen Canal)
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:164 m / 538 ft
    Elevation Loss:164 m / 538 ft
    Distance:19.3 km / 12 mi
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Low Clouds
high fog. (-1C)
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:164 m / 538 ft
    Distance:3.2 km / 2 mi
    Route:Via White Horse
    Trailhead:Alton Barnes  130 m / 427 ft
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:164 m / 538 ft
    Distance:16.1 km / 10 mi
    Route:Via Horton then canal
    Trailhead:Alton Barnes  130 m / 427 ft

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