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Ascent of Wachusett Mountain on 2015-04-05

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, April 5, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wachusett Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1998 ft / 608 m

Ascent Trip Report

Solo Easter Sunday hike up Wachusett on slushy, muddy, swamp-like trails. Spring is coming fast in this neck of the woods- by mid-April, Wachusett should be mostly, if not completely, snow free.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:800 ft / 243 m
    Total Elevation Loss:800 ft / 243 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Windy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:750 ft / 228 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Mountain House Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mountain Rd.  1248 ft / 380 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:800 ft / 243 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 750 ft / 228 m; Extra: 50 ft / 15m
    Gain on way out:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:1 mi / 1.6 km
    Route:Pine Hill Trail, Bicentennial Trail, Mountain Hous
    End Trailhead:Mountain Rd.  1248 ft / 380 m



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