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Ascent of Spruce Creek Preserve High Point on 2015-04-26

Climber: William Musser

Others in Party:Willie-Weimaraner Musser
Date:Sunday, April 26, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Spruce Creek Preserve High Point
    Location:USA-Florida
    Elevation:41 ft / 12 m

Ascent Trip Report

Third time trying the trail systems; this time starting off and heading east into the horse trail flats and into the power line trails and doing the bluff overlooks from east to west starting with the hairpin overlook where we saw 7 manatees laying in the water below with a 35 foot overlook to view them from. They were rolling in Spruce Creek and blowing water out of their spouts.

Sandy ramp training gain - (35x5=175 + 4x25=100 = 275) and there was 240 feet of add gain on the bike trails an other meandering features if you chose to pick the most hilly terrain possible.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:581 ft / 176 m
    Total Elevation Loss:561 ft / 170 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:1, and 2 on ramp
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:551 ft / 167 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 36 ft / 11 m; Extra: 515 ft / 156m
    Loss on way in:515 ft / 156 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:east side - power line to yellow to bluffs
    Start Trailhead:Spruce Creek  5 ft / 1 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:46 ft / 14 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 16 ft / 5 m; Extra: 30 ft / 9m
    Gain on way out:30 ft / 9 m
    Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Route:bike, and horse, and ped trails
    End Trailhead:Parking  25 ft / 7 m



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