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Ascent of East Rock on 2013-02-26

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:East Rock
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:455 m / 1495 ft

Ascent Trip Report

A well beaten and blazed trail leads to an outlook above town there ascending erratics by short aluminum ladder while the fading trail ascends further up to the summit. Icy today just this side of muddy, the trail is still frozen with a wet snow cover, easy microspike walking.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:217 m / 712 ft
    Elevation Loss:217 m / 712 ft
    Distance:2.1 km / 1.3 mi
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:211 m / 692 ft
    Extra Loss:6 m / 20 ft
    Distance:1.2 km / 0.7 mi
    Route:Yellow Trail & Herd Path
    Trailhead:Quarry Street  250 m / 823 ft
    Time Up:58 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:211 m / 692 ft
    Extra Gain:6 m / 20 ft
    Distance:0.9 km / 0.6 mi
    Route:Yellow Trail & Herd Path
    Trailhead:Quarry Street  250 m / 823 ft
    Time Down:34 Minutes



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