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Ascent of Observatory Hill on 2012-08-24

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, August 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Observatory Hill
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:600 ft / 182 m

Ascent Trip Report

Observatory Hill on the Dartmouth College Campus is a short distance from its College Green up past Shattuck Observatory, Barlett Tower, to the Summit & Benchmark at (N 43° 42.325 W 072° 17.104), a bronze cast of Robert Frost is a nearby ghostly presence. PB coordinates lie outside the SE corner of the College Athletic Field.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:55 ft / 16 m
    Total Elevation Loss:55 ft / 16 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Dartmouth College Traces
    Start Trailhead:Baker Hall College Street  570 ft / 173 m
    Time:26 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:55 ft / 16 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 30 ft / 9 m; Extra: 25 ft / 7m
    Gain on way out:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2 km
    Route:Dartmouth College Traces
    End Trailhead:Baker Hall College Street  570 ft / 173 m
    Time:35 Minutes



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