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Ascent of Mount Eisenhower on 2016-09-04

Climber: Crystal Davis

Others in Party:Dan Petit -- Trip Report or GPS Track
Date:Sunday, September 4, 2016
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Eisenhower
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4760 ft / 1450 m

Ascent Trip Report

Saturday's adventure: Madison Spring Hut --> Mount Jefferson --> Mount Clay --> Mount Washington --> Lakes of the Clouds Hut (stopped briefly, made a reservation for Mizpah Spring Hut) --> Mount Monroe --> Mount Franklin --> Mount Eisenhower --> Mount Clinton --> Mizpah Spring Hut

I really like the hike up Mount Eisenhower. I hiked this several years ago up the Edmands Path -- that part I remember as being a good hike. From the distance, the hike up we had looked to be a tough one, but the trail has some gentle switchbacks up it and it's really no big deal. I'd never been off the backside, so it was nice to have some familiar trail and then of course, more new trail.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Hut Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Part of Trip: Presidential Traverse (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Mount Adams2016-09-034500 ft / 1372 m
2Mount Madison2016-09-03534 ft / 163 m
3Mount Jefferson2016-09-044180 ft / 1274 m
4Mount Clay2016-09-04 
5Mount Washington2016-09-04 
6Mount Monroe2016-09-04 
7Mount Franklin2016-09-04 
8Mount Eisenhower2016-09-04 
9Mount Pierce2016-09-04 
10Mount Jackson2016-09-05923 ft / 281 m
11Mount Webster2016-09-05 
Total Trip Gain: 10137 ft / 3090 m    Total Trip Loss: 1068 ft / 326 m



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