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Ascent of North Preston Hill on 2012-04-27

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, April 27, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Preston Hill
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1450 ft / 441 m

Ascent Trip Report

... followed AT south from Rte 341 to Chapel Pond Hill, then descended to col & crossed Chapel Pond Rd (met a couple of snakes area around sunning themselves) to lumber road skirting Chapel Pond west to clearing below summit. A quick steep bushwack up avoiding some ledge, the rock at times easier to walk than the leaf litter, through mostly open woods to an obvious height of ground erratic sprinkled. Back on Chapel Pond Road found Ben Lostracco's woods road alongside Thayer Brook back to AT with a detour to Mt Algo summit, met a trail runner running strongly uphill me getting back to my descent and somewhat jog to TH.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1662 ft / 506 m
    Elevation Loss:1662 ft / 506 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1487 ft / 453 m
    Extra Loss:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail & Bushwack
    Trailhead:Rte 341   413 ft / 125 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 35 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1212 ft / 369 m
    Extra Gain:175 ft / 53 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:Bushwack & Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:Rte 341   413 ft / 125 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 20 Minutes



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