Ascent of Mount Franklin on 2004-08-12

Climber: Steve Fentner

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Thursday, August 12, 2004
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Franklin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5000 ft / 1524 m

Ascent Trip Report

Continuing on from MT Eisenhower. Visibility is near zero. Trail is hard to follow. Starting to rain and temp is dropping. Had to put on sweatshirt. Getting soaked. Heading for MT Monroe and Lake of the Clouds Hut.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:240 ft / 74 m
    Elevation Loss:372 ft / 113 m
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Calm, Low Clouds
Cool and Rainy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:240 ft / 74 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Crawford Path (AT)
    Trailhead:Summit MT Eisenhower  4760 ft / 1450 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:372 ft / 113 m
    Route:Crawford Path (AT)
    Trailhead:Summit MT Monroe  5372 ft / 1637 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Washington (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Eisenhower2004-08-12
2Mount Franklin2004-08-12
3Mount Monroe2004-08-12
4Mount Washington2004-08-12

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