Ascent of Mount Tom on 2010-05-16

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Others in Party:Grace
Date:Sunday, May 16, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Tom
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4051 ft / 1234 m

Ascent Trip Report

We started to hike from Crawford Notch by using Avalon Trail after car spotted at the trailhead of Kedron Flume Trail on Rt 302.
1.3 mi hike on Avalon Trail and moved onto A-Z Trail. Since AMC recommended we bring Snowshoe, we brought both Snowshow as well as Microspikes. There are still a lot of snows on A-Z Trail which forced us to use MicroSpikes, but not Snowshoes in mid-May. Anyhow, after hiked 1.0 mile, we reached to the trail junction and got to the summit by using Mt Tom Spur for 0.6 miles.

At the top of Mt Tom, there was no view!!!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2214 ft / 675 m
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2214 ft / 675 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:Avalong TR, A-Z TR, Mt Top Spur
    Trailhead:AMC Highland Ctr on Rt 302  1837 ft / 559 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 50 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: MtTomFieldWilleyHike

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Tom2010-05-16
2Mount Field2010-05-16
3Mount Willey2010-05-16

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