Ascent of Sugarloaf on 2013-01-07

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Monday, January 7, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:2030 ft / 618 m

Ascent Trip Report

I hiked Greylock Rd from Rte 7 to the roadway's now gated snowmobile trail and on to a faint logging trace leading up by steep bushwack to Sugarloaf's ridgeline. My way from here went easy, the worst of the climb done, going right along a criss-cross of logging roads up to a three knobbed summit with views near all around from Greylock to Brodie. A steep rocky gulch follows the ridgeline along its eastern slope right up to an indented summit of knobs which I managed to follow keeping away to its west thru mostly open woods with plenty of deer sign right to summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:971 ft / 295 m
    Elevation Loss:971 ft / 295 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.2 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:876 ft / 267 m
    Extra Loss:40 ft / 12 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:Greylock Rd, (Old Log Rds, Bushwacks & Herd Paths
    Trailhead:Greylock Rd  1194 ft / 363 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 1 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:931 ft / 283 m
    Extra Gain:95 ft / 28 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:(Herd Paths, Bushwacks, Old Log Rds) & Greylock Rd
    Trailhead:Greylock Rd  1194 ft / 363 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 15 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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