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Ascent of Mount Avalon on 2010-10-23

Climber: John N

Others in Party:Gina
Cullen
Date:Saturday, October 23, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Avalon
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3440 ft / 1048 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:400 ft / 121 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2606 ft / 793 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.1 mi / 6.6 km
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Gain on way in:400 ft / 121 m
    Loss on way in:1245 ft / 379 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Willey Ridge Trail>Avalon Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mount Willey  4285 ft / 1306 m
    Time:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1361 ft / 414 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Avalon Trail
    End Trailhead:Crawford Notch  2079 ft / 633 m
    Time:1 Hours 0 Minutes
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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