Ascent of Capitol Hill on 2011-01-09

Climber: Eric Noel

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, January 9, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Capitol Hill
    Elevation:462 ft / 140 m

Ascent Trip Report

This is public land in Volunteer Park. Find a large squat brick observation tower that is open to the public. Check out the views. The highest ground- unnatural though it may be- is more or less right at the tower.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:72 ft / 21 m
    Total Elevation Loss:72 ft / 21 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Open Country
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:72 ft / 21 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 22 ft / 6 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Loss on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Winding Stairs
    Start Trailhead:Prospect  440 ft / 134 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:22 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
    Route:Winding Stairs
    End Trailhead:Prospect  440 ft / 134 m

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