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Ascent of Mount Moriah on 2013-10-12

Climber: John N

Others in Party:Laura
Others from BU
Date:Saturday, October 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moriah
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4049 ft / 1234 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went hiking for the day with a few folks from SMG program. Started out of Boston at 730AM. After a quick miscalculation as to the trailhead, we got started at 1115AM. The hike up Carter-Moriah trail was steady, relatively steep and a mix of forest floor and open ledges. Arrived at the top and had decent views of the Presidential Range, a few clouds though. After a quick stop at the summit we started down to make sure we made it back before dark. Not too many people on the mountain.

After finishing we stopped in Twin Mountain for some pizza and got back to Boston at about 11PM. Long day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:981 ft / 299 m
    Extra Gain:181 ft / 55 m
    Distance:9 mi / 14.5 km
    Route:Carter-Moriah Trail
    Trailhead:Carter-Moriah Trailhead  3430 ft / 1045 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 0 Minutes



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