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Ascent of Mount Frissell-South Slope on 2010-09-10

Climber: Michael Wanberg

Others in Party:Matthew Snyder
Danielle Sandy
Date:Friday, September 10, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Frissell-South Slope
    Location:USA-Connecticut/Massachusetts
    Elevation:2372 ft / 722 m

Ascent Trip Report

A very nice pile of rocks on a hillside. This was actually a really nice hike, even though it wasn't truly a peak. It'd probably be a good one for people who are new to hiking.
There wasn't a sign at the trailhead that I noticed, but look for a cool old stone marker at the MA/CT border on the road east of the peak. There's a small parking area across from the marker, and a trail with red blazes leading toward the 'peak'.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:212 ft / 64 m
    Elevation Loss:28 ft / 9 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:212 ft / 64 m
    Route:red blazed trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Frissell - Round Mtn. saddle  2160 ft / 658 m
    Time Up:20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:28 ft / 9 m
    Route:red blazed trail
    Trailhead:"T" in trail (to Frissell or Round)  2400 ft / 731 m
    Time Down:5 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Frissell (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Round Mountain2010-09-10 b
2Mount Frissell-South Slope2010-09-10 c
3Mount Frissell2010-09-10 d
4Round Mountain2010-09-10 e



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