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Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2014-06-07

Climber: Richard Bedard

Others in Party:Brian Platt
Date:Saturday, June 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Summit:Carpool
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5712 ft / 1741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked Jefferson today with Brian....Meet a girl who strapped on some skis to her back & told us she was hoping to get a few runs in....Better her than me LOL.....Was supposed to be a nice day but on way up we were in a fog ...Kinda nice as the sun wasn't beating down on us....We tried this one 11-9-13 & we turned back at the caps....After doing it today I think we made the right decision that day....Boy that's some steep hiking & lots of rock scrambles....Were quite a few people at the summit.Summit was in the clouds so we had no views ..Took our summit pic had lunch & started down..On way down we got a glimpse of Mt Washington...Decent was slow & careful...Got to the parking lot & Had our customary beer to celebrate my 41st & Brian's 39th peaks
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2704 ft / 825 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Caps Ridge Trail
    Trailhead:Jefferson Notch Rd  3008 ft / 916 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Bedard
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