Ascent of Mount Hight on 2016-05-14

Climber: Jennifer Plaza

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, May 14, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Hight
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4675 ft / 1424 m

Ascent Trip Report

Great first hike of the season. Great views of the Presidentials from Mt. Hight. No view from Carter Dome. Saw very few people during the day, but the parking lot was full. Lots of solid ice above 3600 feet. Used microspikes from that point to the top.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3188 ft / 971 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Warm day, no wind, clear skies, sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3188 ft / 971 m
    Distance:4.4 mi / 7.1 km
    Route:19 Mile Brook Trail, Carter Dome Trail, Zeta Pass,
    Start Trailhead:19 Mile Brook Trailhead  1487 ft / 453 m
    Time:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Summit of Mt. Hight  4675 ft / 1424 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Out and Back of Mt Hight and Carter Dome

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Hight2016-05-143188 ft / 972 m
2Carter Dome2016-05-14157 ft / 48 m
Total Trip Gain: 3345 ft / 1020 m    Total Trip Loss: 3345 ft / 1020 m

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