Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2015-07-02
|Others in Party:||Greta|
|Date:||Thursday, July 2, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4080 ft / 1243 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLonesome Lake Camping trip with Eliana, Gabriel, Greta and Jeremy. Parked at Laffayett campground. Started at 11:45 am taking Lonesome Lake trail (moderate grade) to lonesome lake. Took counterclockwise trail to the Hut where we checked in, had lunch and lightened our packs for a peakbagging. Arrived at lonesome lake at 1:00. Left Hut at 2:10, clockwise around Lake, taking lonesome lake trail, to kinsman ridge trail to top of Cannon Mountain (4080 ft). Climbed to top of tower at 4:00 pm. Descended at 4:20 along the High Cannon Trail, Joe dodge cutoff and counterclockwise around lake to arrive for dinner at 6:10.
Total assent time: 3:00
Total decent time: 3:00
1.6 mile (1:15) Campground to Lonesome Lake. Lonesome Lake Trail
2.0 mile (1:50) Lonesome Lake Hut to Cannon Mountain. Lonesome Lake trail/Kinsmann Ridge
2.1 mile (1:50) Cannon Mountain to Lonesome Lake Hut. High cannon trail/Joe Dodge Cutoff.
1.6 mile (0:45) Lonesome lake to Lafayette campground.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||2310 ft / 704 m|
| Total Elevation Loss:||2310 ft / 704 m|
| Round-Trip Distance:||7.3 mi / 11.7 km|
| Quality:||7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Gain on way in:||2310 ft / 704 m|
| Distance:||3.6 mi / 5.8 km|
| Start Trailhead:||1770 ft / 539 m|
| Time:||3 Hours 0 Minutes|
| Loss on way out:||2310 ft / 704 m|
| Distance:||3.7 mi / 5.9 km|
| End Trailhead:||1770 ft / 539 m|
| Time:||2 Hours 35 Minutes|
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