Ascent of South Johnson Hill on 2018-11-12
|Date:||Monday, November 12, 2018|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||South Johnson Hill|
| Elevation:||1421 ft / 433 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAfter getting most of Connecticut completed back in 2011, I slacked off massively on Hartford county. That one blank spot in the state bothered me, but I figured I'd knock it out on one of my frequent trips to New England. This was not to be. So when I was in Mystic this past weekend, I determined to turn Connecticut green.
I used the Peakbagger app (Thanks Andrew Kirmse!) and Lisa Barboza's GPS track and trip report. Nice walk up the road, past quite a bit of deforestation. Hopefully they are not clearing for development. Once you get within a 100 yards of the HP, leave the road and head NNE toward a tree line. Staying on the west side of the trees will put you on an easy , cleared (brushogged) path of sorts. Hike this for 50-70 yards then turn east through the trees and look for the cairn. Lisa Barboza from CA was the last name in the register, from 3 weeks previous. Now on to green Maryland and PA.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||151 ft / 46 m|
| Trailhead:||Tunis parking area 1270 ft / 387 m|
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