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Ascent of Orange Mountain on 2013-11-10

Climber: Frederik Wijnen-Riems

Others in Party:Linda Wijnen-Riems
Date:Sunday, November 10, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Orange Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2684 ft / 818 m

Ascent Trip Report

Was supposed to do this as part of a 4 Seasons Meet up but leader canceled hike due to bad weather conditions. We decided to go anyway. We were the first car into Cardigan Lodge parking lot. 4" of snow on the ground. Tricky conditions on the ledge sections, traction did not help, had to crawl in a couple of sections. Route finding to Orange and from Orange to Rimrock was required. Great hike, sun came out and gave us views for a while from Orange. Would do this hike again in nice weather.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Snow on ground, cool, windy
Ascent Statistics
    Route:Manning to Holt to Vistmont
    Start Trailhead:Cardigan Lodge  
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: 11.10.13 Cardigan

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Orange Mountain2013-11-10 
2Rimrock2013-11-10 
3Mount Cardigan-South Peak2013-11-10 



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