Ascent of Mount Monroe on 2010-07-12

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Date:Monday, July 12, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Monroe
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5372 ft / 1637 m

Ascent Trip Report

I had hoped for the get the chance to hike some of these hikes and it was my chance to today, origionaly i was going to go up to Monroe, over to Franklin, back to Monroe, and down the Ammonusic trail. but i did bag a lot of mtns today so it was a great day. long but very adventurious, i hiked alone with my new Asolos and my friends i-pod. overall this was a Great peak, 360 view, awesome summit! a great 4,000 + ft mtn. i'd reccomend this hike to all hikers who are up to BIG challanges, it's not a easy hike but a great one and a famous one. difficulty Hard! Great Hike though!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2867 ft / 874 m
    Elevation Loss:371 ft / 113 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Mid 80's, clear, great for a hike
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2867 ft / 874 m
    Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Ammonoosuc ravine trail
    Trailhead:Base Road  2505 ft / 763 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:371 ft / 113 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:Monroe Loop Trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Franklin  5001 ft / 1524 m
    Time Down:20 Minutes

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