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

ascent: osgood tr - great gulf tr - adams slide tr
descent: gulfside tr to madison hut

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.

note: the adams slide trail off the great gulf trail was still noted on maps in 1969
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4449 ft / 1356 m
    Elevation Loss:4449 ft / 1356 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4449 ft / 1356 m
    Route:long walk - day 2
    Trailhead:mt washington carriage road  1350 ft / 411 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:4449 ft / 1356 m
    Trailhead:madison hut  1350 ft / 411 m

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