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Ascent of Katahdin on 2003-06-03

Climber: Caj Svensson

Others in Party:Eva
Date:Tuesday, June 3, 2003
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Katahdin
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:5268 ft / 1605 m

Ascent Trip Report

Camped two nights at Roaring Brook campground and hiked to the foot of the mountain, to Chimney Pond. Rain, rain, rain, and some fog. No view of the mountain from the pond.
Decided to leave but turned back and stayed one night at the Katahdin Stream CG. Alpine start and a good hike to the top and back in fairly strong wind. Very few people on the mountain this day.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3568 ft / 1087 m
    Trailhead:1700 ft / 518 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles, Tent Camp
    Nights Spent:3 nights away from roads



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