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Ascent of Katahdin on 2013-08-12

Climber: David Darby

Others in Party:Ted Charrette
Date:Monday, August 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Katahdin
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:5268 ft / 1605 m

Ascent Trip Report

#6 of 9 today

08:20 - Depart Roaring Brook campground (W) on Roaring Brook trail
09:12 - Right (N) on North Basin Cutoff trail
09:31 - Left (SW) on North Basin Trail
09:36 - Right (NW) on Hamlin Right Trail
10:28 - Hamlin Peak Summit, continue Right at fork to North Peaks trail
10:40 - North Peaks trail junction (drop packs)
10:47 - South Howe Summit
10:59 - North Howe Summit
11:10 - South Howe Summit
11:16 - North Peaks trail junction (pickup packs), head for Katahdin
12:12 - Katahdin Summit, 1 hour on summit eating and socializing
13:12 - Depart Summit over knifeedge
13:28 - Katahdin South Peak summit
14:00 - Chimney Peak summit
14:20 - Pamola Peak (5 mins for pictures), descend Helon Taylor trail
15:55 - Back at Roaring brook campground
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1128 ft / 343 m
    Total Elevation Loss:600 ft / 182 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Perfect
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1128 ft / 343 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 528 ft / 161 m; Extra: 600 ft / 182m
    Loss on way in:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:North Peaks trail
    Start Trailhead:South Howe  4740 ft / 1444 m
    Time:56 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 2013-08-12 Katahdin

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Hamlin Peak2013-08-123342 ft / 1019 m
2South Howe Peak2013-08-12110 ft / 34 m
3North Howe Peak2013-08-1240 ft / 12 m
4North Howe Peak2013-08-1230 ft / 9 m
5South Howe Peak2013-08-1270 ft / 21 m
6Katahdin2013-08-121128 ft / 344 m
7Katahdin-South Peak2013-08-12100 ft / 30 m
8Chimney Peak2013-08-12100 ft / 30 m
9Pamola Peak2013-08-12169 ft / 52 m
Total Trip Gain: 5089 ft / 1551 m    Total Trip Loss: 5102 ft / 1554 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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