Ascent of Ebright Azimuth on 2012-07-11
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Wednesday, July 11, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||450 ft / 137 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAwoke early and drove from our regional office in Newark DE to the site using I-95 to US 202 to Naamans Creek to Ebright. It took 25 minutes to reach site from office.
I Hate drive up state highpoints and attempt to create some sort of "hike" out of any that I can, so I scouted the topo and found a nice neighborhood nearby with a conservation tract (wetland) along a public road and parked on Beautree Drive. I then walked up to HP sign (about a half mile and some 60 feet vertical) and took photo and found the broken S/W BM marker. I then walked back, got car, and drove past the tall abandoned fire tower into adjacent Mobile Home Park and drove the streets where the other candidate HPs are located; but did not leave car and tresspass on private property. Satisfied that I had driven or walked all the candidate areas without being disrespectful to the area, I called it a completed HP. The official HP recognized the state is along the public R/W of Ebright either way. I was done by 6:30 AM.
#24 of 50 SHPs now completed
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||76 ft / 23 m|
| Extra Gain:||7 ft / 2 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||road hike|
| Trailhead:||Conservation Tract off Beautree 388 ft / 118 m|
| Quality:||2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Weather:||60F perfect weather|
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