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Ascent to Mount Eisenhower-crossing of Mt. Plesant Brook on 2013-11-09

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, November 9, 2013
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Eisenhower - crossing of Mt. Plesant Brook
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4200 ft / 1280 m
    Remaining Elevation:560 ft / 170 m (20% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Turned back at the crossing of Mt. Plesant Brook due to dangerous trail conditions (the trail from there was covered in one to two inches of ice, and my microspikes wouldn't grip it). That makes three failed attempts of Eisenhower; I got closer to the top with each try. Until next summer, Mt. Eisenhower.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2200 ft / 671 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Edmands Path
    Trailhead:Mt. Clinton Rd  2000 ft / 609 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Frigid, Windy, Overcast



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