Ascent of Wildcat D on 2012-09-09
|Others in Party:||Lindsey Blanchette|
|Date:||Sunday, September 9, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Ski Lift|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4062 ft / 1238 m|
Ascent Trip ReportAs part of the "Flags on the 48" my wife and I were hiking this with the Americorps Vistas group. However my wife was only a few months removed from a C-section and was not up to the hike. We turned around after about half mile and returned to bottom where we bought lift tickets to get up. From where the lift drops you off we walked up to the wooden tower on the summit. It was cloudy and very windy with no views at all. We were just happy to be able to take part in the great event, even if we didn't "hike" the whole mountain. At some point I will hike the whole set of Wildcat peaks and bag them properly!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||386 ft / 117 m|
| Extra Gain:||150 ft / 45 m|
| Distance:||1.5 mi / 2.4 km|
| Route:||Ski Trail, Appalachian Trail|
| Trailhead:||Lift dropoff 3976 ft / 1211 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
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