Ascent of Nelson Crag on 2014-05-29
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Thursday, May 29, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||5635 ft / 1717 m|
Ascent Trip ReportEncountered a black bear midway down lower section of Nelson Crag Trail. About 15' in the woods, he scampered off as soon as he saw me.
Wildflowers starting to bloom just above treeline - lapland rosebay and diapensia. Nothing in bloom higher up on the ridge between Jefferson and Washington.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Loss:||4260 ft / 1298 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Route:||Nelson Crag Trail|
| Loss on way out:||4260 ft / 1298 m|
| Distance:||6.3 mi / 10.1 km|
| Route:||Nelson Crag Trail to Auto Road to Rt 16|
| End Trailhead:||Great Gulf Parking Lot 1375 ft / 419 m|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Jefferson-Washington Loop|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 5219 ft / 1591 m Total Trip Loss: 5106 ft / 1556 m
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