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Ascent of Mount Crescent on 2018-01-02

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Crescent
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3251 ft / 990 m

Ascent Trip Report

Hiked Mt. Crescent from the old trailhead on Randolph Hill Rd, a short distance east of the newer parking area. Cold as hell (-2 F at the trailhead and subzero on the summit), but the views from both near summit lookouts were excellent (true summit was wooded and viewless), and I had the whole place to myself- for good reason. Even the Appalachia lot on US 2 down the street was completely empty. Gotta love winter!
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1400 ft / 426 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Route:Mount Crescent Trail
    Trailhead:Randolph Hill Rd  1851 ft / 564 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
    Weather:Frigid, Windy, Partly Cloudy



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