Ascent of Hogback Mountain on 2015-05-10

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Sunday, May 10, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Hogback Mountain
    Elevation:2421 ft / 737 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hogback Mountain is open year-round to the public for hiking, snow-shoeing and other low-impact recreation. Hogback Mountain Conservation Association (HMCA),an entirely volunteer organization, publishes the Hogback Newsletter, hosts the Hogback website (, maintains the Marlboro Conservation Area trail network and publishes Hogback trail maps, (free download on the website). Selected trails are open to mountain bikes and horseback riding, while some trails are maintained for snowmobiling, as well as access to the nearby Mt. Olga fire tower in Molly Stark State Park, not to mention my again enjoying the famous “100-Mile View” from the popular scenic overlook on Route 9 (the Molly Stark Byway).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:483 ft / 146 m
    Elevation Loss:483 ft / 146 m
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:363 ft / 110 m
    Extra Loss:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:White's Loop (WL) & Hogback Summit Trail (HST)
    Trailhead:Rte 9  2178 ft / 663 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 11 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:363 ft / 110 m
    Extra Gain:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.6 km
    Route:HST, Little Hogback Tr, WL, Douglas Tr & Rte 9
    Trailhead:Rte 9  2178 ft / 663 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 39 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Hogback Mtn Vt

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Hogback Mountain2015-05-10 a
2Little Hogback2015-05-10 b
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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