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Ascent of Mount Moosilauke on 2013-05-04

Climber: Arthur Caverly

Others in Party:Ashley Wood
Ryan Caverly
Date:Saturday, May 4, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Moosilauke
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4802 ft / 1463 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ryan and I parked at the Ravine Lodge ad hiked up the Gorge Brook trail, following Ashley and her friends who started a little earlier. The snow monorail was still in tact for a significant stretch higher up on the trail. We caught up to them near the summit and finished as a group. a little windy, but not too cold. the Views were great, all the way to Washington, Monadnock, and Mansfield. We hiked over to South Summit on the way down the Carraige road. Lots of snow on the Carraige road too. sometimes two feet deep. We missed the Snapper trail, and ended up on the Hurricane trail at the bottom. Definitely going to come back to the Carraige road in winter for some sledding!

This is one of my favorite mountains with one of the best views around.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2493 ft / 759 m
    Total Elevation Loss:365 ft / 111 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4.7 mi / 7.6 km
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2450 ft / 746 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Route:Gorge Brooke Trail
    Start Trailhead:Ravine Lodge  2352 ft / 716 m
    Time:2 Hours 4 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:365 ft / 111 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 322 ft / 98 m; Extra: 43 ft / 13m
    Gain on way out:43 ft / 13 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Carriage trail, Hurricane Trail
    End Trailhead:Moosilauke South Summit  4480 ft / 1365 m
    Time:30 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Moosilauke South

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Moosilauke-East Peak2013-05-04 a 
2Mount Moosilauke2013-05-04 b2493 ft / 760 m
3Mount Moosilauke-South Summit2013-05-04 c143 ft / 44 m
Total Trip Gain: 2636 ft / 804 m    Total Trip Loss: 2508 ft / 764 m



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