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Ascent of Saddle Ball Mountain on 2012-06-10

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Sunday, June 10, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Saddle Ball Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:3248 ft / 989 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trailhead parking very good. Open field for about .3 till forest, then steep climb to dynamite junction and up to AT. Easy hike to summit of Saddle Ball.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:882 ft / 268 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Hot & Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:882 ft / 268 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route:Jones Nose Trail (Blu)-(AT)
    Start Trailhead:Jones Nose Trailhead  2366 ft / 721 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Route:On to Summit Mt. Greylock
    End Trailhead:Summit Saddle Ball Mountain  3248 ft / 989 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Greylock (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Saddle Ball Mountain2012-06-10882 ft / 269 m
2Mount Greylock2012-06-10240 ft / 73 m
Total Trip Gain: 1122 ft / 342 m    Total Trip Loss: 0 ft / 0 m



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