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Ascent of Washington County High Point on 2012-08-16

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, August 16, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Washington County High Point
    Location:USA-Rhode Island
    Elevation:560 ft / 170 m

Ascent Trip Report

Yuck. What a BUSHWHACK through thick stuff, and it was wet (rained in the morning). Essentially bushwhacked the "ridge" between houses on both my left and right. Had a few dogs barking on the way in, so bushwhacked out to the road rather than return. What a pain this was.

I would recommend parking by all the buses Black Plan Road and bushwhack in along the fence (my exit).

11:02am - Parked on Black Plan Road by mailbox 97
11:20am - summit, by Ford F250 pickup w/ snowplow on it
11:32am - Back at car - finally.


Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:25 ft / 7 m
    Total Elevation Loss:25 ft / 7 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.7 mi / 1 km
    Route:bushwhack
    Start Trailhead:Black Plan Road  535 ft / 163 m
    Time:18 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:25 ft / 7 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 0.9 km
    Route:bushwhack / road
    End Trailhead:Black Plan Road  535 ft / 163 m
    Time:12 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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