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Ascent of Sunapee Mountain on 2020-06-12

Climber: Ryan Aschbrenner

Date:Friday, June 12, 2020
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sunapee Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2726 ft / 830 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked where the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway crosses Halfmoon Pond Road, NW of Lovewell Mtn, and from there I ran the trail north to the summit of Mt. Sunapee, and then back south to my starting point. It was over 18 miles round trip, with over 3000' elevation gain, including significant climbing on the way back.

Now I have completed the 48-mile Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway Trail, in sections. This 9+ mile section of trail from Halfmoon Pond Rd to Sunapee is my favorite, as it is almost entirely single-track trail with no road crossings.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3332 ft / 1015 m
    Extra Gain:1100 ft / 335 m
    Route:Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway
    Trailhead:Halfmoon Pond Rd M-S-G TH  1594 ft / 485 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Sunapee M-S-G southern approach

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Lucia's Lookout2020-06-12 a 
2Sunapee Mountain2020-06-12 b3332 ft / 1016 m
3Little Sunapee Mountain2020-06-12 c150 ft / 46 m
Total Trip Gain: 3482 ft / 1062 m    Total Trip Loss: 3332 ft / 1016 m



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