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Ascent of North Brother on 2009-10-12

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Monday, October 12, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Brother
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:4151 ft / 1265 m

Ascent Trip Report

spent nite at Nesowadnehunk and got up to snow and froz. precip. headed up Coe and slabs below slide were covered with froz runoff. got about 200 yds above OJI link when one creeper came off leaving me stranded in the middle of a frozen slab and no choice but to make a lunge for the scrub. didnt quite make it and took a 20 ft slide into (luckily) a frozen moss hummock. turned around back to Marston trail. up to No. Bro. was treacherous with snow covering ice, summit in winter conditions. back down and over to So. Bro. no time for Coe. time on trail 8:30
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2951 ft / 899 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2951 ft / 899 m
    Distance:3.2 mi / 5.2 km
    Start Trailhead:1200 ft / 365 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Brothers (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
 (Attempt) Mount Coe2009-10-121349 ft / 411 m
2North Brother2009-10-122951 ft / 899 m
3South Brother2009-10-12570 ft / 174 m
Total Trip Gain: 4870 ft / 1484 m



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