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Ascent of Long Hill on 2015-04-06

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Monday, April 6, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Long Hill
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1180 ft / 359 m

Ascent Trip Report

A long series of climbing knobs reaching to the final knot of heights in the paralleling Power-Line clearing, visited most all choosing the easiest from trail of the highest as final high point to mark; at descent, resting at Geocache Midnight Vultures' outlook up above busy back yards and roofs of Morestown Rd where turkeys joined my lunchtime westward views with their excited gobbling, further along met another flock this time crossing my trail in quiet rustle, my descending back to Burnt Meadow Road by way of another stop at the North Summit's north to south expansive eastern outlook. Enjoying turkey close-up, did not seem possible earlier today when I barely made turkeys out thru rustling in distant woods when descending from Green Pond Mtn. A final flourish of wildlife into memory after three days of chasing peaks.

Long Hill-North Summit = 0:44 min / 1.29 miles
Long Hill = 1:58 / 3.11
Long Hill-North Summit = 2:52 / 4.71
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:550 ft / 166 m
    Total Elevation Loss:550 ft / 166 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:495 ft / 150 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 420 ft / 128 m; Extra: 75 ft / 22m
    Loss on way in:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Burnt Meadow Tr & Hewitt Butler Tr
    Start Trailhead:Burnt Meadow Rd  760 ft / 231 m
    Time:1 Hours 58 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:475 ft / 144 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 420 ft / 128 m; Extra: 55 ft / 16m
    Gain on way out:55 ft / 16 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Hewitt Butler Tr & Burnt Meadow Tr
    End Trailhead:Burnt Meadow Rd  760 ft / 231 m
    Time:1 Hours 33 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Long Hill

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Long Hill-North Summit2015-04-06 c 
2Long Hill2015-04-06 d550 ft / 168 m
3Long Hill-North Summit2015-04-06 e 
Total Trip Gain: 550 ft / 168 m    Total Trip Loss: 550 ft / 168 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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