Ascent of Mount Pierce on 2002-07-16

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Tuesday, July 16, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Pierce
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4310 ft / 1313 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed along with Mt. Jackson (0923 hrs) from Crawford Notch via Mizpah Springs Hut (3,777'), 1014-1030 hrs. Extremly windy on the summit of Pierce with little visibility. Reached summit of Pierce at 1103 hrs., arrive at trailhead/Saco Lake via Crawford Path at 1248 hrs.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:659 ft / 201 m
    Elevation Loss:659 ft / 201 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Very Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:659 ft / 201 m
    Distance:2.6 mi / 4.2 km
    Trailhead:Crawford Notch  3651 ft / 1112 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:659 ft / 201 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Crawford Path
    Trailhead:3651 ft / 1112 m

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