Ascent of Dunkery Beacon on 2000-05-29

Climber: Gary Honey

Others in Party:Warren
Date:Monday, May 29, 2000
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Dunkery Beacon
    Elevation:1703 ft / 519 m

Ascent Trip Report

Highest Point In Somerset. A sharp descent from Periton was made to Wootton Courtenay then along to Brockwell. Thence 2½ miles to cairn at summit. Weather was very sunny and ran out of water well before top. Summit crowded so Wallace was hand held. Descent to Allerford was down over Cloutsham Ball through Horner valley via Tea Rooms.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1138 ft / 346 m
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1138 ft / 346 m
    Start Trailhead:565 ft / 172 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Exmoor

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Selworthy Beacon2000-05-291010 ft / 308 m
2Periton Hill2000-05-29959 ft / 292 m
3Dunkery Beacon2000-05-291138 ft / 347 m
Total Trip Gain: 3107 ft / 947 m

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