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Ascent of Mount Franklin on 2010-08-23

Climber: Gabriel Couët

Others in Party:Benoit Poirier
Date:Monday, August 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Franklin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5000 ft / 1524 m

Ascent Trip Report


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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:25 ft / 8 m
    Elevation Loss:600 ft / 183 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Drizzle, Cold, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds
Bad weather, rainy and cold.
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:25 ft / 8 m
    Distance:0.1 mi / 0.1 km
    Route:Short stroll
    Trailhead:Key col along AT  4975 ft / 1516 m
    Time Up:3 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:600 ft / 183 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Crawford path
    Trailhead:Edward's path fork  4400 ft / 1341 m
    Time Down:40 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Presidential Traverse (08/2010) (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Madison2010-08-22 a
2Mount Adams2010-08-22 b
3Mount Jefferson2010-08-22 c
4Great Gulf Wilderness High Point2010-08-23 a
4Mount Washington2010-08-23 b
5Mount Monroe2010-08-23 c
6Mount Franklin2010-08-23 d
7Mount Eisenhower2010-08-23 e
8Mount Pierce2010-08-23 f



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