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Ascent of Bondcliffs on 2011-08-13

Climber: Ray Di Ciaccio

Others in Party:Kyle Sherry
Elan Shpigel
Date:Saturday, August 13, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Bondcliffs
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4265 ft / 1299 m

Ascent Trip Report

First peak of our Pemi hike -- loooong hike in before we started gaining any elevation. It made for a good warmup. The ascent wasn't terribly steep; there were some steep bits, and the heavy packs made for a little slower going. Still, we gained the peak about 4.5 hours after setting out, so we made pretty good time.

This is a fantastic mountain -- probably my favorite of the NH 48 thus far. The cliffs are really spectacular and give you some great view of the Pemi wilderness and the surrounding mountains. You're able to sit right on the cliffside and dangle your feet over a 1000ft dropoff. Pretty exciting stuff.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3115 ft / 949 m
    Elevation Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:9.4 mi / 15.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3115 ft / 949 m
    Distance:8.8 mi / 14.2 km
    Route:Lincoln Woods Tr - Wilderness Tr - Bondcliff Tr
    Trailhead:Lincoln Woods Visitor Center  1150 ft / 350 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Bondcliff Tr
    Trailhead:4065 ft / 1239 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Pemi wilderness (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Bondcliffs2011-08-13
2Mount Bond2011-08-13
3West Bond2011-08-13
4Mount Guyot2011-08-14
5Zealand Mountain2011-08-14
6South Twin2011-08-14
7North Twin2011-08-14
8Galehead Mountain2011-08-14
9Mount Garfield2011-08-15



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