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Ascent of Misery Mountain-South Peak on 2013-10-28

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Monday, October 28, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Misery Mountain-South Peak
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:2661 ft / 811 m

Ascent Trip Report

On the way down from Misery Mtn - South Peak, met really, scaring a "black bear" just below the summit and day's only sunny rest stop (3:30PM). I expected drizzle all the way to summit having missed the Bentley Hollow's left turn right at my start (the trail, an old road, follows up along the creek bank) so found myself bushwacking some from tote roads' end, even to following a MA State Forest Boundary Ridge Line reaching to Taconic Crest Trail (TCT), and got back to a "you are parked on private property - next time please ask permission" on my windshield. Rte 43 parking for this trail seems quite hidden away?
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1841 ft / 560 m
    Elevation Loss:1841 ft / 560 m
    Distance:6.7 mi / 10.8 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1766 ft / 538 m
    Extra Loss:305 ft / 92 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Tote Rds, Wack, TCT, Blue Tr & Herd Path
    Trailhead:2152 Rte 43  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 6 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1536 ft / 468 m
    Extra Gain:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Herd Path, Blue Tr, TCT & Bentley Hollow Tr
    Trailhead:2152 Rte 43  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 27 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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