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Ascent of Pleasant Mountain-Big Bald Peak on 2010-09-19

Climber: Ben Lostracco

Date:Sunday, September 19, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Pleasant Mountain-Big Bald Peak
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:1932 ft / 588 m

Ascent Trip Report

A moderately easy ridge hike from Pleasant Mountain's main summit ..... 1.4 miles, 35 minutes one way.

Met a friendly porcupine on the trail just before the summit, he took his time moving out of the way.
Partly open rocky summit. For the overall details of today's trip over the Pleasant Range see the TR for "Pleasant Mountain-North Slope".

"ONLY WHEN YOU'VE BEEN IN THE DEEPEST VALLEY CAN YOU KNOW HOW MAGNIFICENT IT IS TO BE ATOP THE MOUNTAIN." ..........Richard Nixon
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:312 ft / 94 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:312 ft / 94 m
    Extra Loss:120 ft / 36 m
    Distance:1.4 mi / 2.2 km
    Route:big bald peak trail nb from pleasant mountain
    Trailhead:pleasant mountain  1740 ft / 530 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:north ridge trail
    Trailhead:pleasant mountain-north slope  
Ascent Part of Trip: pleasant

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Pleasant Mountain2010-09-19 a
2Pleasant Mountain-Big Bald Peak2010-09-19 b
3Pleasant Mountain-North Slope2010-09-19 c



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