Ascent of Mendon Peak on 2012-08-21

Climber: Cheves Walling

Date:Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mendon Peak
    Elevation:3840 ft / 1170 m

Ascent Trip Report

With Little Killington and Mendon Peak lined up, picked a spot off the AT/LT-Elev 3730, climbed the northern shoulder of Little Killington and continued along the ridge to Mendon Peak, eventually hit the herd trail up to East Peak and continued to the higher peak. Bushwhack over numerous blowdowns but stayed away from most of the scrub. 2 hours over and 1 3/4 back.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:510 ft / 154 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Trailhead:AT/LT Elev 3730, NW of Little Killington  3730 ft / 1136 m
    Route Conditions:
Ascent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: killing

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Killington Peak2012-08-212493 ft / 760 m
2Mendon Peak2012-08-21510 ft / 155 m
3Little Killington2012-08-21209 ft / 64 m
Total Trip Gain: 3212 ft / 979 m    Total Trip Loss: 3212 ft / 979 m

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