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Ascent of Hinteri Egg on 2010-10-01

Climber: Lee Newton

Others in Party:Sarah Newton
Jai Newton
Daniel Newton (21 months old)
Date:Friday, October 1, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Hinteri Egg
    Location:Switzerland
    Elevation:1168 m / 3835 ft

Ascent Trip Report

On a nice Friday in the early evening we made the short drive via Waldenburg to the parking at the highpoint of the road leading to Restaurant Waldweid. From there 40 mins took us south then west, firstly to the viewpoint of Chellenchoepfli, followed by the summit of Hinteri Egg, the highest point of the Swiss Canton of Baselland, and my final P150 summit in the Swiss Jura (of 59). A nice(recently set) obelisk with plaque marks the spot. A couple of celebratory photos later and we were off home for a beer via the nice path running first NW then East back to the starting point
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:155 m / 514 ft
    Distance:2.5 km / 1.6 mi
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:151 m / 498 ft
    Extra Loss:4 m / 16 ft
    Distance:1 km / 0.6 mi
    Route:south then west
    Trailhead:Parking near Waldweid  1021 m / 3353 ft
    Time Up:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:4 m / 16 ft
    Distance:1.5 km / 0.9 mi
    Route:NW then east
    Time Down:25 Minutes



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