Ascent of Mount Chocorua on 2014-04-05

Climber: Matthew Nelson

Others in Party:Amy Senese
Date:Saturday, April 5, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Chocorua
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3480 ft / 1060 m

Ascent Trip Report

Champney Falls Trail on the ascent

More of the lower section of Champney Falls trail, before it becomes all evergreens

Champney Falls

The right side of Champney Falls

The Champney Falls notch

Trail sign for the Chocorua summit trail

Amy just above treeline

Looking back at Middle Sister

Me just above treeline

Looking up towards the false summit

Some snow covered trees above treeline

Not sure which direction this is...

Or this one...

Looking up at the summit

Amy along the ridge

More alpine beauty

Ice covered pine tree

Amy coming around the last bend before the summit

Amy climbing up the final summit cone

Us on the summit

Amy on the descent just before re-entering treeline

One of the 3 sisters

Ice hoar covered tree just before treeline

Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2251 ft / 686 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Champney Falls Trail
    Trailhead:Rt 112  1229 ft / 374 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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