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My name is Bruce Marshall, I’ve been a member off and on since about 1991

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CONNECTICUT

Mount Frissel-South Slope

2,379 feet (NAVD88)

 

Who - Motivated hikers willing to do some moderate scrambling

 

What - Height Rank #36

         Difficulty Rank #20

 

DIFFICULTY # Level 2 - Rough terrain/ scrambling - may need use of hands to cross boulders and keep balance

 

When - Can probably climb this one year round depending on the weather

 

Where - Latitude - 42 deg. 03 min. N    

              Longitude - 73 deg. 29 min. W

 

     HP is in the extreme northwestern corner of Connecticut only about a quarter mile from the Tri-state point NY, MA, CT.

 

Wikipedia Link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Frissell

 

 

Why - GET INVOLVED WITH APEXCHALLENGE 2019

Less Crowded than National Parks

A compelling Bucket List item

 

Please Leave the HP better than it was found

 

For some people:

 

APEX ACHIEVEMENTS ARE ARDUOUS ADVENTURES

 

For most people:

 

SUMMITS ARE SPECIAL SERENE & SERENDIPITOUS SPOTS TO SURVEY SURROUNDINGS

 

How - No specialized gear required.

 

 Comments:  On 4.29.2015 I turned this 2.4 mi. Round Trip hike into a 9 hour epic because I was attempting to return to my car by an “easier route” via the Tri-State Point got lost and ended up on Brace Mountain in New York