Ascent of Whitcomb Hill on 2011-09-24

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, September 24, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Whitcomb Hill
    Elevation:2441 ft / 744 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hoosac Range Trail travels length of ridge south to Spruce Hill with views east and west according to Rte 2 Kiosk Signboard, will return to try its jaunt. The trail up to Whitcomb Hill loops just below its summit so returned via Sunset Rock side but missed outlook view in an overcast of drizzle and cloud.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:555 ft / 169 m
    Elevation Loss:555 ft / 169 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:505 ft / 154 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Hoosac Range Trail
    Trailhead:Hoosac Range Trail & Rte 2 Junction  1936 ft / 590 m
    Time Up:30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:555 ft / 169 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Hoosac Range Trail
    Trailhead:Hoosac Range Trail & Rte 2 Junction  1936 ft / 590 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Whitcomb Hill

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Whitcomb Hill2011-09-24 a
2Sunset Rock 2011-09-24 b

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