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Ascent of The Horns on 2012-08-18

Climber: Ray Di Ciaccio

Others in Party:Tim Tregubov
Kyle Sherry
Date:Saturday, August 18, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Horns
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3805 ft / 1159 m

Ascent Trip Report

Pretty cool looking pair of peaks forming "horns". The last 0.8 miles before the peak was steep and unrelenting was pretty tough pushing through.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1605 ft / 489 m
    Total Elevation Loss:855 ft / 260 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1605 ft / 489 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1305 ft / 397 m; Extra: 300 ft / 91m
    Loss on way in:300 ft / 91 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Appalachian Tr
    Start Trailhead:2500 ft / 762 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:555 ft / 169 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Appalachian Tr
    End Trailhead:3250 ft / 990 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Bigelow Range Traverse (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Cranberry Peak2012-08-181894 ft / 577 m
2The Horns2012-08-181605 ft / 489 m
3Bigelow Mountain2012-08-18895 ft / 273 m
4Avery Peak2012-08-18243 ft / 74 m
Total Trip Gain: 4637 ft / 1413 m    Total Trip Loss: 4737 ft / 1444 m



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