Ascent of Mount Adams on 1960-08-02

Climber: Chip Carpenter

Others in Party:23 campers and council
Date:Tuesday, August 2, 1960
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Adams
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5799 ft / 1767 m

Ascent Trip Report

osgood tr-great gulf tr-adams slide tr
down gulfside tr to madison hut

1st part of a day hike up mt adams and mt madison, starting and ending on the washington carriage road.

1960 maps show the osgood trail starting about .25 miles up the mt washington carriage road as seen on maps upto 1969.

also, the adams slide trail off the great gulf trail was still noted on maps upto 1969
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4236 ft / 1291 m
    Elevation Loss:4236 ft / 1291 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4236 ft / 1291 m
    Route:long walk p1 auto rd-mt adams-madison hut
    Trailhead:mt washington carriage road  1563 ft / 476 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4236 ft / 1291 m
    Distance:6.9 mi / 11.1 km
    Trailhead:madison hut  1563 ft / 476 m

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