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Ascent of North Carter Mountain on 1996-06-30

Climber: Andrew Bigelow

Date:Sunday, June 30, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:North Carter Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4520 ft / 1377 m

Ascent Trip Report

Plans to stay at Imp shelter dashed by it being completely full. This was the night when I cooked up the macaroni and then spilled it all on the ground. The gravel and pine needles added an interesting flavor. We ended up camping in the woods just below Moriah's cliffs. The next morning we watched receeding storm clouds from the top of the cliffs and witnessed a spectacular sight as the whole carter range came into and then out of the clouds for only a few seconds. I was quick and lucky enough to snap quite the kick ass picture during this window.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Gear Used:
Bivouac
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:0.9 mi / 1.5 km
    Route:Hammock near Moriah Cliffs
    Trailhead:4420 ft / 1347 m
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Wildcat-Carter (2 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Wildcat “E”1996-06-29 1
2Wildcat “D”1996-06-29 2
3Wildcat “C”1996-06-29 3
4Wildcat “B”1996-06-29 4
5Wildcat Mountain1996-06-29 5
6Carter Dome1996-06-29 6
7Mount Hight1996-06-30 a
8South Carter Mountain1996-06-30 b
9Middle Carter Mountain1996-06-30 c
10North Carter Mountain1996-06-30 d
11Mount Moriah1996-07-01



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