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Ascent of African Burial Ground High Point on 2015-12-13

Climber: William Musser

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, December 13, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Taxicab
Peak:African Burial Ground High Point
    Location:USA-New York
    Elevation:20 ft / 6 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy Urban hike from hotel through the nice end of the the big city. Hiked up Broadway to Chambers then by the Tweed Courthouse (City Hall Park) and up Elk Street. This is a completely uneventful "highpointing" endeavor but it warmed up the legs for the adventures the rest of the day and got me acclimated to navigating in the big city. Took a subway to destination number 2.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Total Elevation Loss:10 ft / 3 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.3 mi / 2.1 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:1 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant
60F in DEC!!! crazy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 10 ft / 3 m; Extra: 10 ft / 3m
    Loss on way in:10 ft / 3 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Urban hiked from the hotel to the monument
    Start Trailhead:Double Tree hotel on Stone Steet  10 ft / 3 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:Urban hiked to the subway
    End Trailhead:Subway A on Fulton Station  20 ft / 6 m
Ascent Part of Trip: NYC bagging

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1African Burial Ground High Point2015-12-13 a20 ft / 6 m
2Manhattan High Point2015-12-13 b495 ft / 151 m
3Inwood Hill2015-12-13 c495 ft / 151 m
4Castle Clinton High Point2015-12-13 d20 ft / 6 m
Total Trip Gain: 1030 ft / 314 m    Total Trip Loss: 765 ft / 233 m



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