Ascent of Spaulding Mountain on 2012-05-03

Climber: Cheves Walling

Date:Thursday, May 3, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Spaulding Mountain
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

Parked on Caribou Pond Rd at AT Trail crossing. Cloudy day maybe 45-50 degrees. Started out at 9AM on AT. Water high on the South fork Carrabassett but managed crossing downstream about 50 yds. Nice trail with some great view spots along ridge but not for today. Con't past Sugarbush Spur on to Spaulding summit for lunch and returned climbing Sugarbush summit on the way back.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 610 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2000 ft / 610 m
    Extra Loss:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Trailhead:2450 ft / 746 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Sugar

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Spaulding Mountain2012-05-03
2Sugarloaf Mountain2012-05-03

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