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Ascent of Hanging Hills on 2015-05-29

Climber: Mike Dow

Date:Friday, May 29, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hanging Hills
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1030 ft / 313 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in the dirt parking lot just inside the entrance to the park. Followed the white blazed trail to Castle Craig, and climbed up on the rocks where the lighting for the flagpole is mounted. Once I had finished with that, I followed the road across to the main peak. Just before getting to the parking lot for the antennas, there is a road that goes off to the right. Follow that road, until you see a blue blazed trail that leads between the antennas. The high point (according to my GPS) is just off this trail.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:223 ft / 66 m
    Elevation Loss:790 ft / 239 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:151 ft / 45 m
    Extra Loss:97 ft / 29 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Route:Park Road
    Trailhead:East Peak Hanging Hills  976 ft / 297 m
    Time Up:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:693 ft / 210 m
    Extra Gain:72 ft / 21 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:White Blazed Trail
    Trailhead:Hubbard Park  409 ft / 124 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Hanging Hills 1

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Hanging Hills-East Peak2015-05-29 a
2Hanging Hills2015-05-29 b
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Mike Dow
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