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Ascent of Catamount Hill on 2014-01-25

Climber: Paul Blanchette

Others in Party:Steve Blanchette -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Saturday, January 25, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Catamount Hill
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:721 ft / 219 m

Ascent Trip Report

A nice winter hike and the trails where in good condition but there was some ice and hard packed snow.
We parked off of Deerfield road by Catamont Pond in the Bear Brook State Park parking lot. Took the One Mile Trail, more like a groomed road, up to Catamont Hill Trail. This led up and over Catamont Hill to the Cascade Trail which we took up and over what my son is calling Catamont Minor and down to Sentinel Trail. This finished back at One Mile Trail which completed the loop. There were a few nice lookouts on Catamont but with no leaves on the trees you could get a nice view for long stretches of the hike. A nice area and local hike
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:401 ft / 122 m
    Total Elevation Loss:281 ft / 85 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.1 mi / 1.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:401 ft / 122 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.3 km
    Route:one mile trail/catamont trail
    Start Trailhead:deerfield road parking lot  320 ft / 97 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:281 ft / 85 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.5 km
    Route:catamont trail/cascade trail
    End Trailhead:cascade brook lowpoint  440 ft / 134 m
Ascent Part of Trip: catamont

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Catamount Hill2014-01-25 a401 ft / 122 m
2catamont minor2014-01-25 b180 ft / 55 m
Total Trip Gain: 581 ft / 177 m    Total Trip Loss: 581 ft / 177 m



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