Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2010-11-13
|Others in Party:||Gudi and Kaekae|
|Date:||Saturday, November 13, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4080 ft / 1243 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOn a gorgeous November day we went up the Kinsman Ridge from the Tramway parking lot.
It is a pretty steady up the entire way. We ran into some pretty bad ice stretches and needed to put on micro spikes. The ice then changed to a couple of inches of hard packed snow/ice.
On the lower section it is amazing how deep the trail has been washed away.
We started at 10:15, Kaekae and I reached Cannon summit at 12:20. After some sight seeing and pictures, she waited at the sunny summit while I went over to the North East peak of The Cannon Balls.
The decent to the col was VERY slippery, luckily I had spikes. Went by many slipping and sliding hikers who did not have any crampons.
But with the slippery conditions it took an hour to summit The Cannon Balls and return to Cannon where Kaekae and I headed back down the mountain.
The views from Cannon were gorgeous today!
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||3450 ft / 1051 m|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Crampons|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
A gorgeous, near record high temps for November
| Gain on way in:||3450 ft / 1051 m|
| Distance:||6.1 mi / 9.8 km|
| Route:||Kinsman Ridge Trail|
| Start Trailhead:||Tramway parking lot 630 ft / 192 m|
| Time:||5 Hours 0 Minutes|
| End Trailhead:|| |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Cannon Mountains|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 3450 ft / 1052 m
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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