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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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