Ascent of Shannon Mountain on 2013-04-03

Climber: Soren Denlinger

Others in Party:Dad
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Shannon Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1265 ft / 385 m

Ascent Trip Report

Tried to park on Griswold Road, but couldn't locate it. Instead parked at Camp Bell and walked the Boy Scout superhighways to Mt. Shannon. Great views of snowy Belknap County from the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:512 ft / 155 m
    Total Elevation Loss:367 ft / 111 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.7 mi / 2.8 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:492 ft / 149 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 472 ft / 144 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 2 km
    Route:Boy Scout Roads, Yellow Trail
    Start Trailhead:Camp Bell  793 ft / 241 m
    Time:25 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:347 ft / 105 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 327 ft / 100 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Gain on way out:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Route:yellow trail, old road
    End Trailhead:Beaver Pond due North  938 ft / 285 m
    Time:10 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Shannon, Goat Pasture, Lookout (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Shannon Mountain2013-04-03512 ft / 156 m
2Goat Pasture Hill2013-04-03275 ft / 84 m
3Lookout Slab2013-04-03194 ft / 59 m
Total Trip Gain: 981 ft / 299 m    Total Trip Loss: 965 ft / 294 m

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