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Ascent of Red Mountain on 2018-01-07

Climber: Henry Pharr

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, January 7, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Red Mountain
    Location:USA-North Carolina
    Elevation:790 ft / 240 m

Ascent Trip Report

The more scenic route would be to visit Castle Mt. Rouge and climb up the backside of this peak. However, just having bagged Red Mountain - South Peak for the Durham County HP, I continued a quiet walk to the end of the cul-de-sac on Quarterhorse Run and then through the woods. It was so cold that the leaves shattered upon each footstep. Limited views.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Total Elevation Loss:20 ft / 6 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Frigid, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy and very cold
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Bushwack from Road
    Start Trailhead:Parking lot at cul-de-sac  770 ft / 234 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Bushwack to Road
    End Trailhead:Parking Lot at cul-de-sac  770 ft / 234 m
    Time:15 Minutes



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