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Ascent of Mount Tom on 2010-10-23

Climber: John N

Others in Party:Gina
Cullen
Date:Saturday, October 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tom
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4051 ft / 1234 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked with Gina and Cullen from Crawford Notch to Mount Tom. Across the ridge to Mounts Field and Willey. Turned around and re-summited Field. On the way down we hiked up Mount Avalon. There were gorgeous views of Mount Washington and the Presidentials from all of the summits (just beyond the summit at most). The trails up were quite good and mostly easy. The Avalon Trail from the summit of Field down to the junction with the AZ trail was Very icy. All in all the hike was quite easy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2115 ft / 644 m
    Total Elevation Loss:36 ft / 10 m
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2115 ft / 644 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2079 ft / 633 m; Extra: 36 ft / 10m
    Loss on way in:36 ft / 10 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Avalon Trail>AZ Trail>Mt Tom Spur
    Start Trailhead:Crawford Notch  1972 ft / 601 m
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Tom, Field, Willey, Avalon (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Tom2010-10-23 a2115 ft / 645 m
2Mount Field2010-10-23 b619 ft / 189 m
3Mount Willey2010-10-23 c300 ft / 91 m
4Mount Avalon2010-10-23 d400 ft / 122 m
Total Trip Gain: 3434 ft / 1047 m    Total Trip Loss: 3377 ft / 1029 m



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