Ascent of Observatory Hill on 2012-08-24

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, August 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Observatory Hill
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:600 ft / 182 m

Ascent Trip Report

Observatory Hill on the Dartmouth College Campus is a short distance from its College Green up past Shattuck Observatory, Barlett Tower, to the Summit & Benchmark at (N 43° 42.325 W 072° 17.104), a bronze cast of Robert Frost is a nearby ghostly presence. PB coordinates lie outside the SE corner of the College Athletic Field.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:55 ft / 16 m
    Elevation Loss:55 ft / 16 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Dartmouth College Traces
    Trailhead:Baker Hall College Street  570 ft / 173 m
    Time Up:26 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:55 ft / 16 m
    Extra Gain:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2 km
    Route:Dartmouth College Traces
    Trailhead:Baker Hall College Street  570 ft / 173 m
    Time Down:35 Minutes

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