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Ascent of Chestnut Hill on 2016-06-30

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Thursday, June 30, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chestnut Hill
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1572 ft / 479 m

Ascent Trip Report

I followed a well-trodden herd path as it veered away from the old roadway thinking to be looping back around to the peak but only found a series of mtn bike trail jcts never going back my way but constantly reaching west with the final jct seeming to head toward 1580' Pine Mountain; I retraced my steps looking for a missed path eastward while closing bushwhack distances, managing in this way to finally loop back around by bushwhack (dodging thickets of laurel) to the more narrowly beaten herd path along the old summit road, detouring at this time to geocache thru more fields of fern before reaching back up to a small summit of granite foundation stones followed by a real quick old road, herd path descent.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:670 ft / 204 m
    Elevation Loss:670 ft / 204 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.7 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:670 ft / 204 m
    Extra Loss:520 ft / 158 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Herd Path, Mtn Bike Trails, Wac & Herd Path
    Trailhead:Laurel Way Extension  1422 ft / 433 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:150 ft / 46 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.7 km
    Route:Herd Path
    Trailhead:Laurel Way Extension  1422 ft / 433 m
    Time Down:10 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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