Ascent of Mount Hale on 2008-09-21
|Others in Party:||solo|
|Date:||Sunday, September 21, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4054 ft / 1235 m|
Ascent Trip Reportgot a late start - 12:30. turned out to only be a 3hr hike anyway. Overcast and humid but pleasant temp. well-maintained trail, yellow blazes. leaves just beginning to turn. summit is an open clearing with a monstrous cairn and the cement reinforcements that once supported the firetower. otherwise surrounded by evergreens; no view even if the conditions weren't near-whiteout.
ran into a few groups on the way down, but saw no one else all day. having started late, i had the summit to myself.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2284 ft / 696 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||4.4 mi / 7.1 km|
| Route:||Hale Brook tr|
| Trailhead:||Zealand Rd 1770 ft / 539 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, White-out|
| Time:||1 Hours 20 Minutes|
| Time:||1 Hours 8 Minutes|
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