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Ascent of Mount Anthony on 2018-05-05

Climber: Robert Murray

Date:Saturday, May 5, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Anthony
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:2340 ft / 713 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked at the Southern Vermont College Parking lot. There is a trail kiosk right when you come into the parking area. There are some marked trails, but those don't go to the summit. The peakbagger mobile app shows some trails under global topo. Those trails are mostly logging roads.

I went straight up from kiosk and crossed a gravel road on to a path/logging road. This logging road was in rough shape with trees that were cut and left on the road. There were junctions and I ended up south of the peak. I bushwhacked up to summit. Summit has a cell tower with no view. I took another was down which end up being a better trail/road to the bottom. My recommendation if you want to avoid bushwhacking is start up from kiosk and go right on gravel road to the water tower and then head up to the left of it. The general rule is take left junctions. There are a couple of quick possible lefts after the tower don't take them.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1287 ft / 392 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1287 ft / 392 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.5 mi / 4.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1287 ft / 392 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1257 ft / 383 m; Extra: 30 ft / 9m
    Loss on way in:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Start Trailhead:SVC parking area trail hiking kiosk  1083 ft / 330 m
    Time:51 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1257 ft / 383 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    End Trailhead:1083 ft / 330 m
    Time:40 Minutes



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