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Ascent of Mount Jefferson on 2014-05-29

Climber: Robert Garneau

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, May 29, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Jefferson
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:5712 ft / 1741 m

Ascent Trip Report

Rewarding day. Beautiful cascades all along West Branch. Hobblebush, trillium, etc. all in bloom and lots of spring birds; warblers, flycatchers, etc. 32F at departure (6:18am). Only a few patches of ice left at higher elevations.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4340 ft / 1322 m
    Total Elevation Loss:753 ft / 229 m
    Round-Trip Distance:7.7 mi / 12.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Perfect
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:4340 ft / 1322 m
    Distance:6.8 mi / 10.9 km
    Route:Great Gulf Tr to Six Husbands Tr
    Start Trailhead:Great Gulf Parking Lot  1372 ft / 418 m
    Time:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:753 ft / 229 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Gulfside Trail
    End Trailhead:Spinx Col  4959 ft / 1511 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Jefferson-Washington Loop

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Jefferson2014-05-294340 ft / 1323 m
2Monticello Lawn Peak2014-05-29 
4Mount Clay-South Peak2014-05-29 
5Mount Washington2014-05-29879 ft / 268 m
6Ball Crag2014-05-29 
7Agiocochook Crag2014-05-29 
8Nelson Crag2014-05-29 
Total Trip Gain: 5219 ft / 1591 m    Total Trip Loss: 5106 ft / 1556 m



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