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Ascent of Abigail Adams on 2013-06-21

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Friday, June 21, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Abigail Adams
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5355 ft / 1632 m

Ascent Trip Report

First part of climb to Mt Adams. First mile or so is easy to moderate up hill. Markers are sketchy at best but trail is easy to follow. Gets rocky near first switchback, then steep climb to cabin and continues to summit. Not much relief as far as level areas. Nice views of Caps Ridge once you break tree line. This is hardest part of climb. Close to 4K in 4 miles.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4063 ft / 1239 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Grade/Class:5
    Quality:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
Sunny and Pleasant
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3928 ft / 1198 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.9 km
    Route:Lowe's Path
    Trailhead:Lowe's Store  1427 ft / 434 m
    Time Up:5 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Extra Gain:135 ft / 41 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.3 km
    Route:Lowe's Path
    Trailhead:Thunderstorm Juction  
    Time Down:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Adams (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Abigail Adams2013-06-21
2Mount Adams2013-06-21
3Sam Adams2013-06-21
4Adams 52013-06-21
5Abigail Adams2013-06-21



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