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Ascent of Mount Prospect on 2014-05-26

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Monday, May 26, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Mount Prospect
    Location:USA-Connecticut
    Elevation:1461 ft / 445 m

Ascent Trip Report

Warm and humid to start but clearing as the day went on. Left parking at 0915 on RT41 and road walked to RT44. Nice climb up the first 1/2-3/4 miles, then easy up and downs to summit. Not much of a view from summit, but nice place for lunch before returning back to Salisbury. Passed a couple nice view points, one with a great view to the north of the Riga Plateau and Bear-Race-Everette. Trail was dry and mostly in good shape for early season. The road walk at the beginning and end was kind of lame. Good day overall and a nice section of the AT.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:767 ft / 233 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Route:(AT)
    Trailhead:RT 41 Parking  694 ft / 211 m
    Grade/Class:2
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Warm & Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Time:3 Hours 15 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:2 Hours 40 Minutes



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