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Ascent to Mount Madison-start of Valley Way tentsite spur path on 2014-03-21

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Date:Friday, March 21, 2014
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Madison - start of Valley Way tentsite spur path
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4100 ft / 1249 m
    Remaining Elevation:1266 ft / 386 m (31% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Turned back at the junction with the Valley Way tentsite path due to deteriorating weather conditions. I will return to Mount Madison and the Valley Way trail in the near future and bag the summit under ideal conditions.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2800 ft / 853 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6.2 mi / 10 km
    Route:Valley Way
    Trailhead:Appalachia parking lot  1300 ft / 396 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
    Weather:Snowing, Frigid, Windy, White-out
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:1 Hours 45 Minutes



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