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Ascent of Mount Joy on 2015-01-17

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, January 17, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Bus
Peak:Mount Joy
    Location:USA-Pennsylvania
    Elevation:426 ft / 129 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:396 ft / 120 m
    Total Elevation Loss:336 ft / 102 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Grade/Class:1 and 1+
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
22 F and sunny icy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:346 ft / 105 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 336 ft / 102 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Valley Creek Trail to Covered Bridge to small swit
    Start Trailhead:Valley Creek down at spur intersection  90 ft / 27 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:326 ft / 99 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 276 ft / 84 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:same then down to paved trails to parking
    End Trailhead:parking lot off of Wilson Dr  150 ft / 45 m
    Time:15 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Misery Joy

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Misery2015-01-17 a770 ft / 235 m
2Mount Joy2015-01-17 b396 ft / 121 m
Total Trip Gain: 1166 ft / 356 m    Total Trip Loss: 1166 ft / 355 m



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