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Ascent of Higby Mountain-South Peak on 2013-06-11

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Michael Saxton
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Higby Mountain-South Peak
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:835 ft / 254 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:335 ft / 101 m
    Total Elevation Loss:525 ft / 159 m
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
62 F and some clearing of low cast clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:285 ft / 86 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 225 ft / 69 m; Extra: 60 ft / 18m
    Loss on way in:60 ft / 18 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Blue Blaze
    Start Trailhead:Preston Notch  610 ft / 185 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:465 ft / 141 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 415 ft / 126 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Route:blue Blaze
    End Trailhead:Parking for Metacomet Trail  420 ft / 128 m
Ascent Part of Trip: HigbyCT

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Higby Mountain-South Peak2013-06-11 a545 ft / 166 m
2Higby Mountain2013-06-11 b283 ft / 86 m
3Higby Mountain-South Peak2013-06-11 c335 ft / 102 m
Total Trip Gain: 1163 ft / 354 m    Total Trip Loss: 1233 ft / 376 m



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