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Ascent of Wachusett Mountain on 2011-03-27

Climber: Christopher Simpson

Date:Sunday, March 27, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Wachusett Mountain
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:1998 ft / 608 m

Ascent Trip Report

Nice day on trail. Only thing I would have changed would be to have either snow/ice all the way up, or none at all. The snow and ice were substantial in some areas, but the ground was completely bare in others, so it was a bit of a quandary as to whether or not to wear spikes (unless you wanted to keep taking them on and off).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:817 ft / 249 m
    Route:Harrington Trail
    Trailhead:1181 ft / 359 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Clear
Cool (35) and windy



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