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Ascent of Mount Dora on 2015-10-13

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Dora
    Location:USA-Florida
    Elevation:180 ft / 54 m

Ascent Trip Report

Heart acting up again and had to see the cardiologist. While waiting before the visit and after, I can at least do urban highpointing and hike all over this beautiful town and enjoy all the hilly terrain going down to the lake several times, investigating the trains and old bed and breakfasts and hitting the top of mighty summit "Mount Dora" (which is always anti-climatic as it is a boring spot in the residential area) but all the meandering journey is worth it each time to get some healthy steps in while waiting for the fun of being at a doctor's office. If you pick your routes well you can get some hilly terrain that is quite unique in FL and make it better exercise.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:372 ft / 112 m
    Total Elevation Loss:255 ft / 76 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:beautiful fall
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:172 ft / 52 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 117 ft / 35 m; Extra: 55 ft / 16m
    Loss on way in:55 ft / 16 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:meander every hilly street I could find
    Start Trailhead:Lake Dora  63 ft / 19 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Gain on way out:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:circuitous journey thru this lovely town



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