Ascent of Brooks Hill on 2015-01-02

Climber: Richard Oestreicher

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, January 2, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Brooks Hill
    Elevation:910 ft / 277 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ky. 1526 off I-65 is Brooks Hill Rd. I parked at the top on the right near a tower. My hp coordinates (from LOJ) pointed to the back yard of a house across the road, but there's also a small mound on the same side of the road as the tower. I tried both and couldn't tell which was higher. They are less than 50 yards apart, so If you go here try both. GPS is elevation is often inaccurate, especially on a cloudy day, but I got readings higher than the elevation estimated here.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Total Elevation Loss:15 ft / 4 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.1 mi / 0.2 km
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 5 ft / 2 m; Extra: 15 ft / 4m
    Loss on way in:15 ft / 4 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km
    Start Trailhead:just off Brooks Hill Rd.  905 ft / 275 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0 mi / 0.1 km

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