Ascent of Kalmit on 2016-02-18

Climber: Lee Newton

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, February 18, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
    Elevation:672 m / 2208 ft

Ascent Trip Report

The third of 3 short ascents on a travelling day where I had a couple of hours spare. Unfortunately a few traffic delays meant that it was 15 minutes after sunset when I reached the substantial car park near the summit. However, the trail up was as clear as could be, and I just had enough light not to need my head torch. The highest ground is overbuilt with a substantial summit restaurant (closed in winter), and the views of the many lights of the villages of the Pfalzer Weinstrasse were interesting in the half dark.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:29 m / 98 ft
    Distance:0.6 km / 0.4 mi
    Route:Summit trail
    Trailhead:Car park near summit  643 m / 2110 ft
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Lee Newton
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