Ascent of Mount Whiteface on 2014-03-08
|Date:||Saturday, March 8, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4000 ft / 1219 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLeft the Wonalancet TH at about 8:30 (it's only 1h30m from Portland), taking the cutoff route up Blueberry ledge to Whiteface. Trail is fairly steep and can get tricky around the ledges, but it's nothing impossible. I headed over separate from the group to snag East Sleeper, which was on a trail with excessive blowdown. Hit the summit of Whiteface at approx. 1:30, and then had celebratory beers, and descended after about an hour watching the clouds on the ledges. Overall, took us about 7 hours including breaks and the side trip. Total approx 11 mi.
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