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Ascent of Katahdin on 2019-07-13

Climber: Josh Gagner

Date:Saturday, July 13, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Katahdin
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:5268 ft / 1605 m

Ascent Trip Report

Went up the Hunt trail. Bridge at Katahdin stream crossing was out so there’s a temporary ford. Boulder he’ll wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Not to say it was easy or pleasant, but not the most terrible boulder mess I’ve ever encountered. Made it to the summit in 3:40. Didn’t spend a long time up there on account of the crowd and it was socked in by clouds so there wasn’t much of a view. Got a five second glimpse of the knife edge before clouds rolled back over. Descended in 3 hours on the nose. I found the blazes difficult to locate on occasion during he descent through the boulders, so keep your eyes peeled!
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Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 0 Minutes



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