Ascent of Mount Moriah on 2011-01-09
|Date:||Sunday, January 9, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4049 ft / 1234 m|
Ascent Trip Reportascended and descended via the Carter Moriah trail. Parked at the trailhead off of Bangor Street in Gorham NH. Trail was almost completely iced over from previous weeks thaw and freeze. Needed crampons and good traction snowshoes the entire trail. It was 6 degrees, and winds were 70mph constant, with higher gusts. Snowed 2 inches during the trip. Some ledges were time consuming because of the ice, but a very nice consistent ascent.
|Summary Total Data|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Extremely Windy, Low Clouds|
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