Ascent of Spaulding Mountain on 2010-08-01

Climber: Arne Schussler

Date:Sunday, August 1, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Spaulding Mountain
    Elevation:4000 ft / 1219 m

Ascent Trip Report

parked on Caribou Valley Road after taking left fork then encountering a big washout about .5 miles short of the pond.To Spaulding over bridge at pond, left at major branch(knee high grass) then first right onto old logging road that turns into large log yard - can be seen clearly on google earth. At east end took clear path (old log road?)headed east, at point where it started to descend took a bearing aimed at the AT and hit it in about .2 mi. followed up to top. Back down same route then up redington by normal path. met two hikers who complete the 100 NE highest on Red, complete with champagne. total time from truck to truck - 6:20
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1410 ft / 430 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1410 ft / 430 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Trailhead:2590 ft / 789 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.6 mi / 2.6 km
Ascent Part of Trip: Spauld-Red (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Spaulding Mountain2010-08-01
2Mount Redington2010-08-01

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