Ascent of Mount Parker on 2010-12-11

Climber: Arne Schussler

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Saturday, December 11, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Parker
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3004 ft / 915 m

Ascent Trip Report

Trail has been obliterated in places by logging. From TH follow trail crossing 2 active skidder paths, trail comes out onto logging road, bear right. follow road until coming to a large level area and intersection of 3 branch roads. the one to the left will go steeply uphill, take the one on right(brook side) which appears to go into a yard but continues on the other side. follow skidder path looking for trail going off to left. at this pont if you can't find the trail follow the brook, the trail crosses west to east in about 150(?)yds. the red blazed WMNF boundary crosses the brook at the same spot. Snow went from 1" to knee deep drifts, tree branches covered, put on spikes on last pitch up to Resolution. like wading thru snowbank to get to "other" summit. Turned on GPS at big rock on Resolution for descent. track showed Parker - 3022', Resolution - 3419', trail 5.83mi. Not another soul was seen but lots of fresh coyote tracks
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2822 ft / 858 m
    Elevation Loss:2822 ft / 858 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2573 ft / 783 m
    Extra Loss:249 ft / 75 m
    Distance:3.9 mi / 6.3 km
    Trailhead:680 ft / 207 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2573 ft / 783 m
    Extra Gain:249 ft / 75 m
    Trailhead:680 ft / 207 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Parker-Res

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Parker2010-12-11
2Mount Resolution2010-12-11
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Arne Schussler
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