Ascent of Mount Garfield on 2012-07-16

Climber: John Carolan

Others in Party:Drew
Date:Monday, July 16, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Garfield
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4480 ft / 1365 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked in on Gale River Tr to Garfield Ridge Tr to the Garfield Ridge campsite. Site had a number of platforms and an open hut. Caretaker and fee with bear boxes.

Dropped our packs and Drew and I peaked Garfield. Short but fairly steep. Nice open peak with views towards Owls Head

Hiked backedmdown to campsite.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2980 ft / 908 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2980 ft / 908 m
    Distance:6.3 mi / 10.1 km
    Route:Gale River Trail to Garfield Ridge Trail
    Trailhead:Gale River Trail Trailhead  1500 ft / 457 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Garfield Loop (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Garfield2012-07-16 A
2Galehead Mountain2012-07-17 B

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