Ascent of Higby Mountain on 2011-08-26

Climber: Edward Earl

Date:Friday, August 26, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Higby Mountain
    Elevation:892 ft / 271 m

Ascent Trip Report

Heading W on CT-66, between Meriden and Middletown, the highway becomes a freeway ~½ mile W of the intersection with CT-147. Immediately after becoming a freeway is a pullout on the N side, accessible only from the westbound lanes. This pullout is the trailhead for the blue-blazed Mattabessett Trail, which heads 1.8 miles N to the summit of Higby.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:762 ft / 231 m
    Extra Gain:180 ft / 54 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Mattabesset Trail
    Trailhead:CT-66  490 ft / 149 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 

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