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Ascent of Grand Monadnock on 2010-12-04

Climber: Matthew Nelson

Others in Party:Kara Huselton
Anna Graves
Joseph Lee
Joel Travis
Date:Saturday, December 4, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Grand Monadnock
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3150 ft / 960 m

Ascent Trip Report

My 5th night ascent. Started hiking about 5:30-5:45, summited just after sunrise. Our only headlamp's batteries died about 15 minutes into the hike, so we hiked by moonlight until the sun started poking up. We cooked some ramen just below the top and out of the wind, with a great view to the south east. Got down in about 40 min. It was pretty cold, but quite clear, average wind. Great views, and a good time.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1815 ft / 554 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:White Cross
    Trailhead:Park HQ  1335 ft / 406 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:40 Minutes



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