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Ascent of King Philip Mountain on 2011-06-16

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Others in Party:supported by Rose

see Talcott Mountain TR.
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, June 16, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:King Philip Mountain
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:910 ft / 277 m

Ascent Trip Report

An easy trail hike from Talcott over King Philip to TH ..... 1.45 miles, 45 minutes.

I hiked this peak together with Talcott Mountain, see its TR for the details.

"USELESS AS CASTERS ON A CRUTCH." ...... Canadian saying for uselessness.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Total Elevation Loss:50 ft / 15 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.5 mi / 2.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:blue tr nb, see Talcott Mtn TR
    Start Trailhead:Talcott Mountain  860 ft / 262 m
    Time:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.4 km
    Route:blue tr nb, see Talcott Mtn TR
    End Trailhead:Talcott Mountain  860 ft / 262 m
    Time:25 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: talcott

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Talcott Mountain2011-06-16 f379 ft / 116 m
2King Philip Mountain2011-06-16 g50 ft / 15 m
Total Trip Gain: 429 ft / 131 m    Total Trip Loss: 70 ft / 21 m



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