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Ascent of Mount Moriah on 2007-11-23

Climber: Monica Trust

Others in Party:Michael
Leo
Stephen
Date:Friday, November 23, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moriah
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4049 ft / 1234 m

Ascent Trip Report

We stayed at Barnes Field Campground the night before with Leo. I was very comfortaable sleeping in my two sleeping bags and warmers in my socks. It was very cold, the temperture was 11 degrees F at the summit. The trails were icy and snowy. I used my stabilicers almost the whole way up and down. The ascent begins with a steep section and then levels off a bit and then you climb the rest of the way. My calves were very tight from the day before for some reason and I was a little sluggish thus had to take frequent breaks. By the end of the hike my legs were hurting and I couldn't wait to put on my "ballerina" slippers.
This was my 30th NH 4000 footer!!
Summary Total Data
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Moriah Spur
    Trailhead:Carter-Moriah Trail  
Descent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km



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