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Ascent of Cannon Mountain on 2015-07-02

Climber: Jeremy Disch

Others in Party:Greta
Gabriel
Eliana
Date:Thursday, July 2, 2015
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Cannon Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4080 ft / 1243 m

Ascent Trip Report

Lonesome 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.

Next day
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)
Ascent Statistics
    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
Descent Statistics
    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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