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Ascent to Frankenstein Cliff Summit-Outlook on 2016-03-30

Climber: Nathan Hillman

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Frankenstein Cliff Summit - Outlook
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2593 ft / 790 m

Ascent Trip Report

Should have used traction...forgot to put it in my pack, since upper trails were very icy. This was a nice late afternoon hike to the cliffs and to see the falls afterward. I went to check out Falcon cliff on the way up as well.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2193 ft / 667 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2193 ft / 668 m
    Round-Trip Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1906 ft / 580 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1393 ft / 425 m; Extra: 513 ft / 156m
    Loss on way in:513 ft / 156 m
    Distance:2.1 mi / 3.4 km
    Route:Frankenstein Cliff Trail
    Start Trailhead:Arethusa Falls Rd. lower lot  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:1 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1680 ft / 512 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1393 ft / 425 m; Extra: 287 ft / 87m
    Gain on way out:287 ft / 87 m
    Distance:3.1 mi / 5 km
    Route:Arethusa-Ripley Falls Tr. & Arethusa Falls Trail
    End Trailhead:Arethusa Falls Rd. lower lot  1200 ft / 365 m
    Time:1 Hours 



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