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Ascent of Mount Avalon on 2018-09-23

Climber: Justin Metzger

Others in Party:solo
Date:Sunday, September 23, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Avalon
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3440 ft / 1048 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started on the Avalon/AZ trail just after 9 am after driving from NY and parking at the Crawford Highland center. Rather easy trail up to the ridge and spur over to Tom. The hike up to Field was rather easy as well, no real views on either summit. The col between Field and Willey was awful and reminded me of something in the Adks. There was a great outlook just off the summit of Willey looking into Crawford notch and at the presidential range. Perfectly clear day with visibility for miles. The col back to field was again brutal, the trek down the Avalon trail to Mount Avalon was also not to fun. The views from Avalon were the best of any of the summits, and the trail down from there was only steep at the beginning.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:2356 ft / 717 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.4 mi / 7 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:795 ft / 242 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Willey Ridge Trail > Avalon trail
    Start Trailhead:Mount Willey  4235 ft / 1290 m
    Time:1 Hours 16 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1561 ft / 475 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Avalon Trail
    End Trailhead:Crawford Notch Center  1879 ft / 572 m
    Time:43 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Tom, Field, Willey, Avalon

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Tom2018-09-232172 ft / 662 m
2Mount Field2018-09-23268 ft / 82 m
3Mount Willey - North Peak2018-09-23 
4Mount Willey2018-09-230 ft / 0 m
5Mount Avalon2018-09-230 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 2440 ft / 744 m    Total Trip Loss: 2356 ft / 718 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Justin Metzger
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