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Ascent of Burnt Hill on 2012-09-16

Climber: Scott Durant

Date:Sunday, September 16, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Burnt Hill
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:3609 ft / 1100 m

Ascent Trip Report

The AMC guide lists this as Burnt Mountain, not Hill. Locals call it "Hill" though it is only 600 feet shorter than Sugarloaf, which is the mountain next door. Lots of hiking above treeline. Spectacular views. One of the best mountains in Maine. Sketchy trail marking in the alpine zone though.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1859 ft / 566 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Weather:Cold, Extremely Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1859 ft / 566 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Burnt Hill Trail
    Start Trailhead:1750 ft / 533 m
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes



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