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Ascent of Hitchcock Mountain on 2010-02-06

Climber: Rodney Ziak

Date:Saturday, February 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hitchcock Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:797 ft / 242 m

Ascent Trip Report

During the warm weather months have seen consistent bear sign (scat) throughout this tract over the last 8 years.
Was lucky enough to see a bear 9 miles due north of here May 2009 while mountain biking on Midstate tr.
High Point located two minutes east of the old north-south running woods road ( Old Walker Rd.) on low ridge.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:279 ft / 85 m
    Elevation Loss:207 ft / 63 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:279 ft / 85 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.3 km
    Trailhead:518 ft / 157 m
    Time Up:51 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:207 ft / 63 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.9 km
    Trailhead:590 ft / 179 m
    Time Down:33 Minutes



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