Ascent of Mount Kearsarge on 2010-10-11

Climber: Dave Dunham

Date:Monday, October 11, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Kearsarge
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2920 ft / 890 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ran up from the gate via the auto road to catch sunrise. Started just after 6am. Total time round trip (with 10 minutes on top) = 1:22:39. 3.5 miles to top of the Auto road = 33:39. 1/2 mile from Auto road to summit = 6:58. On top = 9:35. 1/2 mile to Auto road = 7:47, last 3.5 down the auto road = 24:38.

Perfect day! 40's and breezy on top. Didn't need a headlamp on the road and bright enough on the trail to run without it. 4 others on top.

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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1768 ft / 539 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Route:Auto road and trail
    Trailhead:Park entrance  1152 ft / 351 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:40 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:32 Minutes

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