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Ascent of Powder Hill on 2011-06-04

Climber: Gustav Sexauer

Others in Party:Greg and Ben
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, June 4, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Powder Hill
    Location:USA-Wisconsin
    Elevation:1330 ft / 405 m

Ascent Trip Report

After visiting both the Holy Hill points, Greg, Ben, and I drove the Olds towards point 3 and parked in the Pike Lake Campground overflow parking just across the street from the highpoint. From there we walked west across the street and very quickly found a trail going south up the hill. We passed by the observatory tower and went up the final somewhat steep path to the top, which sits right next to a fence warning of the cliff or steep slopes on the east face. Finally, we visited the observation tower for more views of both Holy Hills, Pike Lake, and the rest of our completed Washington County.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:125 ft / 38 m
    Elevation Loss:125 ft / 38 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:125 ft / 38 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Trailhead:Pike Lake Campground  1205 ft / 367 m
    Time Up:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:125 ft / 38 m
    Distance:0.4 mi / 0.6 km
    Trailhead:Pike Lake Campground  1205 ft / 367 m
    Time Down:15 Minutes



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