Ascent of Fairfield County High Point on 2012-04-27

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, April 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Fairfield County High Point
    Location:USA-Connecticut/New York
    Elevation:1279 ft / 389 m

Ascent Trip Report

... parked at a road entrance near state boundary, land for sale along Kirby Rd in NY, followed road uphill northward to its end starting bushwack going thereby across two lengthy driveways and landing on a couple of old mossy trails leading toward with the southerly leading closer to summit. Earlier drove to driveway's end of the CT for sale home which can be seen backyard from HP.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:79 ft / 24 m
    Total Elevation Loss:79 ft / 24 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:79 ft / 24 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:Road, Bushwack & Old Trails
    Start Trailhead:Kirby Hill Road  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:14 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:79 ft / 24 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Route:Old Trails, Bushwack, & Road
    End Trailhead:Kirby Hill Road  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:11 Minutes

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