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Ascent of Whiting Mountain on 2016-03-27

Climber: Craig Willis

Others in Party:Paul Michelson
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, March 27, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whiting Mountain
    Location:USA-Arkansas
    Elevation:2400 ft / 731 m

Ascent Trip Report

Our GPS measurements yielded the following results:
1) Of the three sides of the summit contour of Whiting Mountain, the southern side was highest.
2) As we roamed the southern hill of Whiting Mountain, our highpoint measurements ranged from 2432'-2446', mostly between 2440'-2446' for the highest ground.
3) The GPS measurements we took at Whiting Mountain were much higher than the multiple areas we visited atop Hare Mountain. In our collective opinion, Whiting Mountain is the Franklin CoHP.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:140 ft / 42 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Trailhead:2360 ft / 719 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Overcast



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