Ascent of Round Top on 2009-10-09
|Others in Party:||Katie Adamow Wandall|
|Date:||Friday, October 9, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||780 ft / 237 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was a nice diversion. Instead of taking the normal trail from the car park on the north side of the hill, we followed the old trail to the summit that winds between the monuments. Start at the monument on S Confederate closest to Wright Avenue. Behind that you will see the remains of the old macadam path, now overgrown, that takes you to 3 or 4 more monuments. When you get to the top, don't forget to go past the 20th Maine monument on the way down. Though they are famous for their defense of Little Round Top, they ended up on Round Top after their charge.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||198 ft / 60 m|
| Trailhead:||Col between Little Round Top and Round Top 582 ft / 177 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Round Tops|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 348 ft / 106 m Total Trip Loss: 348 ft / 106 m
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