Ascent of Killington Peak on 2012-09-22

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, September 22, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Killington Peak
    Elevation:4235 ft / 1290 m

Ascent Trip Report

After pre-running the Spartan Race, I went for a little hike over to Mendon.

9:05am - Start at Snowshed Lodge, follow Spartan course up to Skye
10:00am - Skye Peak summit, Talk to volunteers
10:15am - Depart, follow trails over to Killington summit
10:50am - Killington Summit, down to AT/LT, bushwhack to Little Killington
11:25am - Little Killington Summit, continue bushwhack to Mendon
12:35pm - Mendon Summit, lunch
1:00pm - Depart Mendon, retrace route to Killington
2:20pm - Killington Summit (gondola back to K1 parking lot).
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:797 ft / 242 m
    Total Elevation Loss:450 ft / 137 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:797 ft / 242 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 347 ft / 105 m; Extra: 450 ft / 137m
    Loss on way in:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Bushwhack + AT/LT
    Start Trailhead:Mendon  3888 ft / 1185 m
    Time:1 Hours 25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-09-22 Killington

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Skye Peak2012-09-221536 ft / 468 m
2Killington Peak2012-09-22498 ft / 152 m
3Little Killington2012-09-220 ft / 0 m
4Mendon Peak2012-09-22360 ft / 110 m
5Killington Peak2012-09-22797 ft / 243 m
Total Trip Gain: 3191 ft / 973 m    Total Trip Loss: 870 ft / 265 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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