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Ascent of Sleeping Giant on 2015-01-31

Climber: Chris Calabrese

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, January 31, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Sleeping Giant
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:739 ft / 225 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did this as hike #2 out of 14 for the "CT DEEP 2015 Sky's the Limit Hiking Challenge". Saw about a dozen other hikers out there. Took the tower trail straight to the top of Mt Carmel. The trail was broken with the snow packed down despite the recent 'blizzard'. It was very icy in some places making my microspikes useful.
Summary Total Data
    Round-Trip Distance:3.2 mi / 5.1 km
    Route:Tower Trail
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Frigid, Very Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:45 Minutes



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