Ascent of Sandymount on 2019-02-16
|Date:||Saturday, February 16, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||New Zealand|
| Elevation:||1050 ft / 320 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWe hiked the Sandymount loop on the Otago Peninsula after a morning visit to the Royal Albatross Centre.Part of the Loop is thru grazing sheep and the track is closed during lambing season. Along the way you visit The Chasm and Lover’s Leap all with great views over the Pacific Ocean. Sandymount formed as a large sand dune. Great views from the top including Allen’s Beach, Hooper’s Inlet, Harbour Cone and across the water to Dunedin.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||541 ft / 164 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||262 ft / 79 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||541 ft / 164 m|
| Gain Breakdown:||Net: 279 ft / 85 m; Extra: 262 ft / 79m|
| Loss on way in:||262 ft / 79 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Start Trailhead:||771 ft / 235 m|
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