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Ascent of Castle Point on 2010-08-28

Climber: Doug Harple

Others in Party:DnH
Date:Saturday, August 28, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Castle Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:2180 ft / 664 m

Ascent Trip Report

DnH and I hiked up Castle Point, and enjoyed some wild blueberries along the way (excellent). We hiked up the Blueberry Run (off of the Lower Awosting Carriageway) and the hiked back via the Castle Point Carriageway to the Lower Awosting Carriageway. Along the way we checked out Hamilton Point (via the Hamilton Point Carriageway) and Lake Awosting's beach.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:779 ft / 237 m
    Total Elevation Loss:139 ft / 42 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.3 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:779 ft / 237 m
    Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Route:Lower Awosting Cwy / Blueberry Run Trail
    Start Trailhead:Lower Awosting Parking Lot  1401 ft / 427 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:139 ft / 42 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:Castle Point Cwy / Hamilton Point Cwy
    End Trailhead:Approximate Col between Castle Point and Hamilton   2041 ft / 622 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Castle Point and Hamilton Point - 28 Aug 2010

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Castle Point2010-08-28 a779 ft / 237 m
2Hamilton Point2010-08-28 b32 ft / 10 m
Total Trip Gain: 811 ft / 247 m    Total Trip Loss: 758 ft / 231 m



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