Ascent of Mount Cardigan on 2017-10-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Thursday, October 12, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||3123 ft / 951 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHad a free day and wanted a fairly short hike so I could be back for drinks in the afternoon, plus I wanted to have great views of the fall leaves. Cardigan fit this perfectly. I left from the Mount Cardigan parking lot on the west side of the park, headed up to Cardigan via the West trail, continued on to Firescrew (sweet name for a peak), back down to Cardigan, then back to the parking lot via the South trail, crossing over South Cardigan and Rimrock.
A nice somewhat chilly day in the 40s-50s, but pretty perfect. Leaves are great right now but I think we only have one more week of them!
10:42 - left parking lot
11:26 - Summit of Cardigan
11:42 - Summit of Firescrew
11:52 - Alexandria high point
12:15 - Summit of Cardigan
12:30 - Left summit after lunch break
12:45 - Summit Mount Cardigan South peak
12:52 - Rimrock
1:27 - parking lot
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cool, Breezy|
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