Ascent of Lantern Hill on 2011-05-13
|Date:||Friday, May 13, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||490 ft / 149 m|
Ascent Trip ReportWhat a great little hike. I came in from the Lantern Hill road side at the pond, and saw the cliffs and realized that my time situation did not allow for an attempt from this side. I drove around to Rt 2 and Wintechog Hill Rd. I parked at a trailhead and followed the well marked trail to the top. It is pretty steep and the views from the top are great. There is a benchmark that actually has the name of the peak on it, which is always nice. On the east side, it is a sheer cliff. The only negative is that you see the massive casino to the north east. What a gem of a little hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||350 ft / 106 m|
| Extra Gain:||30 ft / 9 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||Lanter Hill Trail|
| Trailhead:||Wintechog Hill Rd 200 ft / 60 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Time:||20 Minutes|
| Time:||15 Minutes|
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