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Ascent of Mount Grace on 2013-07-05

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, July 5, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Grace
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1617 ft / 492 m

Ascent Trip Report

My reliance on GPS leads me to quick trailhead decisions relying on cursory map memories and reference. This time going away from the rising trail to go west downslope and parallel without a way to reach Mt Grace but to bushwack steeply up even to crossing a farmer's field wall in thick woods on reaching the summit's high ground. The climb to the fire tower's upper reaches was cool leaving me refreshed to trail jog my way back across to Little Grace's vistas (PB coordinates off downslope east) and on to retrace my steps along the Around The Mountain Trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:847 ft / 257 m
    Total Elevation Loss:847 ft / 258 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.5 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:737 ft / 224 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 717 ft / 218 m; Extra: 20 ft / 6m
    Loss on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.6 km
    Route:Around the Mtn Tr & Wack
    Start Trailhead:Northfield Rd  900 ft / 274 m
    Time:1 Hours 5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:827 ft / 252 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 717 ft / 218 m; Extra: 110 ft / 33m
    Gain on way out:110 ft / 33 m
    Distance:1.8 mi / 2.9 km
    Route:Metacomet-Monadnock Tt & Around the Mtn Tr
    End Trailhead:Northfield Rd  900 ft / 274 m
    Time:52 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Grace

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Grace2013-07-05 a847 ft / 258 m
2Little Mount Grace2013-07-05 b 
Total Trip Gain: 847 ft / 258 m    Total Trip Loss: 847 ft / 258 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Jean André Laverdure
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