Ascent of Carlington Hill on 2012-09-21

Climber: Greg Boyle

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, September 21, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Carlington Hill
    Elevation:374 ft / 113 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went for a run from my new home in Westboro and I decided to run up the Carlington Hill. It isn't huge or imposing, but it sticks out in this flat city like a sore thumb. There were two "Trails" up the slope of the hill that I used as a circle route to run up and down the hill a few times. |
Once I was sufficiently beaten up by the constant running up and down, I decided to slip to the top of the hill into the reservoir and poke around. The high point of the hill is just along the northeast path that leads to what used to be a sundial.

All in all, pretty neat views of the city, the clouds were doing strange things since it had been raining all day and the sun was in a dogfight to peak through them.

I have uploaded the GPS for this trip below (mainly as a test) I was using my Strava App and turned it off once I started walking to the actual high point to save my running metrics.

I will leave it on next time I head that way to identify the peak
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:118 ft / 35 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Dirt Track
    Trailhead:Home  256 ft / 78 m
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Raining, Pleasant, Calm, Overcast
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

 GPS Waypoints - Hover or click to see name and lat/long
Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Greg Boyle
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