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Ascent of Leith Hill on 2007-07-11

Climber: Paul Place

Date:Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Leith Hill
    Location:UK-England
    Elevation:965 ft / 294 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove on the A24 from Dorking to Roundabout then head for Ockley on the ockley road turn off right for Cold Harbour go through village, 100 yards to Landslide car park.Clearly marked route to the tower sign posted all the way, fairly steep gradient however well maintained track, at the cross roads of the foot path turn left staight up to the tower, this is a folley left by a chap to the national trust in 1929 good views from the top accross all of West Sussex, East Sussex and Surrey. Nice walk and there are several nature trail type walks as detailed on the National trust map in the car park.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:588 ft / 179 m
    Total Elevation Loss:588 ft / 179 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:391 ft / 119 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 194 ft / 59 m; Extra: 197 ft / 60m
    Loss on way in:197 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Landslide Route to Tower
    Start Trailhead:Landslide Car Park  771 ft / 235 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:391 ft / 119 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 194 ft / 59 m; Extra: 197 ft / 60m
    Gain on way out:197 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Landslide Route from tower
    End Trailhead:La Parkndslide car  771 ft / 235 m
    Time:10 Minutes



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