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Ascent of Penobscot Mountain on 2013-11-30

Climber: Nathan Hillman

Others in Party:Julia Enright
Ben Moon-Black
Date:Saturday, November 30, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Penobscot Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:1196 ft / 364 m

Ascent Trip Report

I marked crampons as gear used to indicate that we should have had crampons for all the ice on the descent. I did not have traction for this hike. It was terrifying because of this.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1031 ft / 313 m
    Total Elevation Loss:248 ft / 75 m
    Round-Trip Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:983 ft / 299 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 893 ft / 272 m; Extra: 90 ft / 27m
    Loss on way in:90 ft / 27 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:Spring Trail, ?
    Start Trailhead:Jordan Pond House  303 ft / 92 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:158 ft / 48 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 110 ft / 33 m; Extra: 48 ft / 14m
    Gain on way out:48 ft / 14 m
    Distance:0.3 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:?
    End Trailhead:Sargent Mountain Pond  1086 ft / 331 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Penobscot+Sargent 11.30.13

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Penobscot Mountain2013-11-30 a1031 ft / 314 m
2Sargent Mountain2013-11-30 b904 ft / 276 m
Total Trip Gain: 1935 ft / 590 m    Total Trip Loss: 1935 ft / 590 m



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