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Ascent of Mount Eisenhower on 2012-07-14

Climber: Jennifer Plaza

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, July 14, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Eisenhower
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4760 ft / 1450 m

Ascent Trip Report

Mt. Eisenhower is now my second favorite mountain to climb, behind Mt. Osceola. The trail was a moderate, steady grade with no real treacherous or daunting parts. Once at the summit, I chose to complete the Eisenhower Loop rather than head back down. It was a very hot, humid day and I while I felt great during the ascent, I felt very sick on the way down. I felt much better after my usual pit-stop at the Exit 32 McDonalds though.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2760 ft / 841 m
    Elevation Loss:2760 ft / 841 m
    Distance:7 mi / 11.3 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Very hot and humid with very little wind above tree-line and at the summit, slightly hazy.
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2760 ft / 841 m
    Distance:3.3 mi / 5.3 km
    Route:Edmands Path, Mt. Eisenhower Loop Trail
    Trailhead:Edmands Path Trailhead  2000 ft / 609 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2760 ft / 841 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Route:Mt. Eisenhower Loop Trail, Crawford Path, Edmands
    Trailhead:Edmands Path Trailhead  2000 ft / 609 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 0 Minutes



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