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Ascent of The Horns on 2021-10-23

Climber: Charles Marshall

Date:Saturday, October 23, 2021
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Horns
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3805 ft / 1159 m

Ascent Trip Report

The Horns, Bigelow and Avery
#63 and 64 of 67 for me on the AMC New England 4k footers
#70, 71 and 72 of 100 for me on the AMC New England Highest Hundred

Total miles: 15.5 miles
Moving time: 10h 0m
Stopped time: 2h 5m
Total time: 12h 5m
Total ascent: 4,138ft
Type: Out and Back

Trailhead: Stratton Brook Pond Rd Trailhead
Route: Road walk to Horns Pond Trail to AT to Horns Pond campsite. Dropped backpack and took a day pack along the AT to The Horns, Bigelow and Avery and back. Day two was returning to car from campsite via AT, Horns Pond Trail and road walk.

Summary: Weather was cool/cold. Lows for the overnight were 30 degrees which is possible for this time of year, but lower than averages. Very windy overnight.
The trails were in great shape with a large variety of trail types and environments. The Horns Pond campsite is well maintained.

The Horns had a good 180 degree view looking south. Bigelow and Avery had 360 degree views.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
Ascent Part of Trip: The Horns Bigelow and Avery (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1The Horns2021-10-23 
2Bigelow Mountain2021-10-23 
3Avery Peak2021-10-23 
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Charles Marshall
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