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Ascent of Hanging Hills on 2007-06-02

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, June 2, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hanging Hills
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1022 ft / 311 m

Ascent Trip Report

Day 5 of Metacomet Hike. Edgewood Rd access heading for West Beacon and Castle Craig. Good steady climb. This is highest point on the trail. Summit @0920. Markers are bad in this area. Heading over to Castle Craig and down to Dam. This is last day of hike. Heading for the Berlin Turnpike trailhead with Mattabassett.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:750 ft / 228 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Hot and Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:742 ft / 226 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Start Trailhead:Edgewood Rd Access  280 ft / 85 m
    Time:2 Hours 10 Minutes
Ascent (From Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way out:8 ft / 2 m
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    End Trailhead:Summit  1030 ft / 313 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Metacomt Hike Hanging Hills (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hanging Hills2007-06-02750 ft / 229 m
2Hanging Hills-East Peak2007-06-02400 ft / 122 m
Total Trip Gain: 1150 ft / 351 m    Total Trip Loss: 1030 ft / 314 m



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