Ascent of Mount Moosilauke-South Summit on 2012-08-20

Climber: David Darby

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Monday, August 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moosilauke-South Summit
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4523 ft / 1378 m

Ascent Trip Report

Drove over from Winnepesaukee while vacationing. Parked at the Moosilaukee lodge parking at the end of Ravine Rd.

7:35am - Begin hiking, up the Merril Ski Loop
8:02am - Trail intersection (Dead end - Sayre, toward Ridge trail)
N.B. - the maps don't show it, but the trail goes all the way to Sayre peak.
8:09am - Summit, Sayre Peak (radio tower)
8:20am - Back at trail intersection
8:45am - Summit, Kirkham Mountain (Bushwhacked in and out)
8:59am - 10th Mt. Division Outlook sign
9:05am - Bushwhack begins
9:39am - Summit, Blue Ridge (signs indicated Blarney or something)
10:35am - Summit, Mount Waternomee (this was a hard one)
10:50am - Bushwhack done (~1.75 hrs), on ? trail (phew)
11:03am - Summit, Mount Jim
11:09am - Intersection, Beaver Brook trail
11:42am - Intersection, Benton trail
11:50am - Summit, Moosilauke
11:58am - Summit, Moosilauke-East
12:06pm - Summit, Moosilauke
12:32pm - Intersection, Carriage road trail
12:47pm - Summit, Moosilauke-South
12:51pm - Intersection, Carriage road trail
1:13pm - Intersection, Snapper trail
1:29pm - George Brook trail
1:40pm - Back to car
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Loss:2336 ft / 711 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Descent (To Destination) Statistics
    Loss on way in:290 ft / 88 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Start Trailhead:Moosilauke  4813 ft / 1467 m
    Time:41 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2046 ft / 623 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Route:Carriage -> Snapper -> George Brook
    End Trailhead:Ravine Rd / car  2477 ft / 754 m
    Time:53 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-08-20-Moosilauke

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Sayre Peak2012-08-20736 ft / 224 m
2Kirkham Mountain2012-08-20267 ft / 81 m
3Blue Ridge2012-08-20430 ft / 131 m
4Mount Waternomee2012-08-20272 ft / 83 m
5Mount Jim2012-08-20340 ft / 104 m
6Mount Moosilauke2012-08-20770 ft / 235 m
7Mount Moosilauke-East Peak2012-08-20226 ft / 69 m
8Mount Moosilauke-South Summit2012-08-200 ft / 0 m
Total Trip Gain: 3041 ft / 927 m    Total Trip Loss: 2562 ft / 781 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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