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Ascent of Jerimoth Hill on 2013-07-01

Climber: Joel Wilner

Others in Party:Laura Wilner
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Monday, July 1, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jerimoth Hill
    Location:USA-Rhode Island
    Elevation:812 ft / 247 m

Ascent Trip Report

Driving home to Massachusetts from Providence, my Mom and I decided to make a detour to bag our second state highpoint. We quickly traversed the smallest state and reached the sign marking the highest point in Rhode Island. We made the short walk through the woods and stumbled upon the summit boulder, finding ourselves on the roof of Rhode Island! As we came back to the road, we saw a mail truck drive along the road. As it approached us it slowed down and stopped. "Difficult hike, huh?" the mailman asked, and we all laughed. He must be used to seeing highpointers make Rhode Island's noblest trek. After some conversation, we discovered that the mailman's daughter had actually climbed Kilimanjaro, just as I had the previous year - small world!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:7 ft / 2 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Jerimoth Hill trail
    Trailhead:805 ft / 245 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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