Ascent of Mount Garfield on 2010-06-15

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Others in Party:Kevin Knight
Date:Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Garfield
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4480 ft / 1365 m

Ascent Trip Report

all i can say is we hiked up the wrong Mtn at first, we did a HUGE loop, it ended up being 15.3 miles long! we had wanted to just hike up Garfield but then we hiked up the wrong Mtn. we hiked up Gale head and hiked over from there, and being at the top of Garfield was worth every second, a beautiful top, 360 degree view, lafeyette Close by, and awesome, Cell service at the top, pretty cool, (verison) awesome hike we actually Ran the rest of the way about 1.5 Miles to the truck and the end of the hike, i know enough energy to run after 15.3 miles. were CRAZY! a awesome hike Highly reccomend this hike to extreme 4,000 + hikers
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:477 ft / 145 m
    Elevation Loss:2874 ft / 876 m
    Distance:9.5 mi / 15.3 km
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
60's cool, warm
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:477 ft / 145 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Galehead Ridge Trail
    Trailhead:Galehead Mtn  4003 ft / 1220 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2874 ft / 876 m
    Distance:6.6 mi / 10.6 km
    Route:Garfield Trail, Gale River Loop Rd
    Trailhead:Galehead parking lot  1606 ft / 489 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 

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