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Ascent of Mount Holyoke on 2019-10-23

Climber: Floyd Greenwood

Others in Party:UMOC Fall 2019
Cash
Cam
Khalil
others
Date:Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Holyoke
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:984 ft / 299 m

Ascent Trip Report

Entered 10/24/2019.

My second mock lead with Cash. Success! On Monday I'll be voted on by the club as a front country hiking leader. I still need my CPR recertified and WFA to actually lead trips. This time I stuck to the front and made sure we always followed the trail. A similar unofficial trail tried to trick me, but not this time. The social dynamic of the group was much better than I expected. Overall I'm pretty happy with my lead. Now I've got to prepare for my backcountry lead on the weekend of November 15th! My thought at the moment is Mt. Flume via the Osseo Trail and camping at the Franconia Brook Campsite. No real trail hazards, decent mileage, views, optimal campsite location. Can't ask for too much more.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Clear
unlimited visibility
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Taylor's Notch and M-M Trails
    Start Trailhead:Taylor's Notch Trailhead  
Descent Statistics
    Route:M-M and Taylor's Notch Trails
    End Trailhead:Taylor's Notch Trailhead  



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