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Ascent of Blue Springs State Park High Point on 2019-12-26

Climber: Powen Ru

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, December 26, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Blue Springs State Park High Point
    Location:USA-Florida
    Elevation:75 ft / 22 m

Ascent Trip Report

After I saw enough manatees, I went searching for the high point from the campground; bushbacking my way toward the higher ground from a white dirt road (only seen from Satellite map). Once I bagged it, I found a way to reach the headwater of Volusia Blue Spring to get back to the boardwalk (requiring some bushwhacking).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:244 ft / 73 m
    Total Elevation Loss:244 ft / 73 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:141 ft / 42 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 70 ft / 21 m; Extra: 71 ft / 21m
    Loss on way in:71 ft / 21 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Campground route
    Start Trailhead:Blue Spring SP Lower Parking  5 ft / 1 m
    Time:22 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:173 ft / 52 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 70 ft / 21 m; Extra: 103 ft / 31m
    Gain on way out:103 ft / 31 m
    Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route:Service road
    End Trailhead:Blue Spring SP Lower Parking  5 ft / 1 m
    Time:31 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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