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Ascent of Mount Hitchcock on 2012-06-09

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Saturday, June 9, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hitchcock
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1000 ft / 304 m

Ascent Trip Report

A stiff climb up to Bare Mtn (with all the views) lead to a roller coaster ridge hike / jog across to Hitchcock whose summit seemed to arrive at the foundations of a former fire tower with the M-M Trail meeting a junction going south.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:575 ft / 174 m
    Total Elevation Loss:575 ft / 174 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:500 ft / 152 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 425 ft / 129 m; Extra: 75 ft / 22m
    Loss on way in:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
    Start Trailhead:Notch Visitor Center  575 ft / 175 m
    Time:52 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:500 ft / 152 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 425 ft / 129 m; Extra: 75 ft / 22m
    Gain on way out:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Metacomet-Monadnock Trail
    End Trailhead:Notch Visitor Center  575 ft / 175 m
    Time:57 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Norwottock

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Norwottock2012-06-09 a720 ft / 219 m
2Rattlesnake Knob2012-06-09 b 
3Bare Mountain2012-06-09 c 
4Mount Hitchcock2012-06-09 d575 ft / 175 m
5Bare Mountain2012-06-09 e 
Total Trip Gain: 1295 ft / 394 m    Total Trip Loss: 1295 ft / 394 m



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