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Ascent of Whortleberry Hill on 2010-10-03

Climber: Jeffrey Tickner

Others in Party:Bill Symonds -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Sunday, October 3, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Whortleberry Hill
    Location:USA-Rhode Island
    Elevation:531 ft / 161 m

Ascent Trip Report

First attempt was to come in from Jefferson Rd to the N but access was blocked by private residence. Ended up parking on the side of Farnum Pike near an electric transfer station. We followed the power line trail up the hill for about 0.6 miles and then left the trail and bushwhacked into a small wooded meadow to bag the peak. The peak is very rounded and hard to pinpoint so just trust your GPS. The hike had a nice view of the surrounding countryside.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:272 ft / 83 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Powerline Trail, bushwhack
    Trailhead:Farnum Pike  259 ft / 78 m
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:0 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:20 Minutes



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