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Ascent of Mount Hancock on 1998-06-13

Climber: Andrew Bigelow

Date:Saturday, June 13, 1998
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Peak:Mount Hancock
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3000 ft / 914 m

Ascent Trip Report

Tons of rain, streams not safe to pass. Spent a long night halfway to cutoff socked in and no luck crossing next morning. A rare fruitless trip, but continuing on would have been very dangerous. Did hike twice helping people get out.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1200 ft / 365 m
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Gear Used:
Bivouac
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:600 ft / 183 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km
    Route:Bivouac by North Fork
    Trailhead:2400 ft / 731 m
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8.1 km



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