Ascent of King Philip Mountain on 2007-05-28

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, May 28, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:King Philip Mountain
    Elevation:910 ft / 277 m

Ascent Trip Report

Part of Metacomet Hike. Easy trail up from 185. Passing on way to Heublein Tower and Talcott Mountain. Trail in good condition.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:860 ft / 262 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Hot & Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:860 ft / 262 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    Start Trailhead:CT185 Trail Crossing  50 ft / 15 m
    Time:1 Hours 10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Route:Metacomet Trail
    End Trailhead:Summit King Philip Mountain  910 ft / 277 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Metacomet Hike Talcott Mountain (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1King Philip Mountain2007-05-28860 ft / 262 m
2Talcott Mountain2007-05-2849 ft / 15 m
Total Trip Gain: 909 ft / 277 m    Total Trip Loss: 499 ft / 152 m

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