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Ascent of West Rattlesnake on 2014-12-31

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Date:Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:West Rattlesnake
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1240 ft / 377 m

Ascent Trip Report

Got one last hike in for 2014!

Took the easy and pleasant Old Bridle Path to the top. It was very icy in spots, so I wore microspikes for most of the ascent. Near the top was a good lookout ledge, but the real view was from the summit proper, where almost all of the Lakes Region was visible. I took in the view and then headed over to East Rattlesnake via the Ridge Trail.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:450 ft / 137 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Frigid, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:450 ft / 137 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Old Bridle Path
    Start Trailhead:NH 113  790 ft / 240 m
Descent Statistics



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