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Ascent of Mount Major on 2014-12-07

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Date:Sunday, December 7, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Major
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1786 ft / 544 m

Ascent Trip Report

Did a late morning/early afternoon hike up Major with my Dad. Trails were crunchy but packed out. The lower part of the Brook Trail was kind of meh, but the upper part, as well as the last 0.4 mile on the Belknap Range Trail, was very pleasant. Summit views were excellent as always. My Dad did not expect them to be that good- he wants to come back again!

This one was a success in my book.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1150 ft / 350 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1150 ft / 350 m
    Round-Trip Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1150 ft / 350 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Route:Mt. Major Trail, Brook Trail
    Start Trailhead:NH 11 parking lot  636 ft / 193 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1150 ft / 350 m
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
    Route:Boulder Trail
    End Trailhead:NH 11 parking lot  636 ft / 193 m



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