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Ascent to Mount Pierce-4200 on 2010-02-15

Climber: Joni Buzzell

Others in Party:Jim
Date:Monday, February 15, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Pierce - 4200
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4310 ft / 1313 m

Ascent Trip Report

Fantastic hike with Jim on Presidents Day. We almost made it to the top but hikers were advising us to turn back due to 60 mile an hour winds. Since it was a relatively easy hike, we decided to come back another day when we'd have views.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2707 ft / 825 m
    Elevation Loss:2730 ft / 832 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Clear until we neared the summit - extremely windy and no visibility
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2707 ft / 825 m
    Trailhead:1603 ft / 488 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2730 ft / 832 m
    Trailhead:1580 ft / 481 m



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