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Ascent of Rattlesnake Mountain on 2015-06-05

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Friday, June 5, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rattlesnake Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1043 ft / 317 m

Ascent Trip Report

A stiff climb from Rte 2, with hand-hold rope railings along steepest section of trail in the ledges below summit; took long way back exploring the trails and at final trail junction mistook (unposted) drive to parking area for trail, so retraced steps along Metacomet-Monadnock Tr to previous bridge and junction where Red Dot Tr continues west to Link Tr Jct and another route to descent, met no one rock climbing or otherwise though trail parking was near to filled.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:840 ft / 256 m
    Total Elevation Loss:840 ft / 255 m
    Round-Trip Distance:2.9 mi / 4.6 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Rope
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:630 ft / 192 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 555 ft / 169 m; Extra: 75 ft / 22m
    Loss on way in:75 ft / 22 m
    Distance:0.8 mi / 1.2 km
    Route:Link Tr & Red Dot Tr
    Start Trailhead:Rte 2  488 ft / 148 m
    Time:31 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:765 ft / 233 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 555 ft / 169 m; Extra: 210 ft / 64m
    Gain on way out:210 ft / 64 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:Red Dot Tr, Metacomet-Monadnock Tr & Rte 2
    End Trailhead:Rte 2  488 ft / 148 m
    Time:1 Hours 7 Minutes
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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