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Ascent of Lyndeborough Mountain on 2010-05-29

Climber: Matt Larson

Others in Party:L. Larson
Date:Saturday, May 29, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lyndeborough Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:1620 ft / 493 m

Ascent Trip Report

Shortly after reaching The Pinnacle you descend down the other side of it before ascending again, this time over Lyndeborough Mountain. If you stay on the main trail you could easily bypass Lyndeborough Mountain's peak, but as the trail continues to rise you will see short trail off to the right leading up to its top. Views from the top are more obscured then what we found at The Pinnacle (as well as what we would find at Rose), so perhaps that's why I could not find much mention of this peak while researching online, prior to setting out to hike it.

Note: The main trail has some diverging paths, but at just the right moments, those maintaining the trail have inserted tiny signs pointing to "Rose", and have also used colored ties that are well placed on tree branches, marking the way. Keep an eye out for them and you'll have no trouble.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:20 ft / 6 m
    Total Elevation Loss:80 ft / 24 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:20 ft / 6 m
    Start Trailhead:1600 ft / 487 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:80 ft / 24 m
    End Trailhead:1540 ft / 469 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Rose

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1The Pinnacle2010-05-29330 ft / 101 m
2Lyndeborough Mountain2010-05-2920 ft / 6 m
3Rose Mountain2010-05-29280 ft / 85 m
Total Trip Gain: 630 ft / 192 m    Total Trip Loss: 630 ft / 191 m



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