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Ascent of Mount Chocorua on 2011-05-22

Climber: Michael Cummings

Others in Party:Josh
Joe
Andy
Date:Sunday, May 22, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Chocorua
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3480 ft / 1060 m

Ascent Trip Report

~1000' visibility due to fog/cloud. Lots of wet rocks, dry above 3200'. Great hike for a clear day. Piper trail was smooth most of the way. Steep sections the top third of the mountain. Relaxed on the summit for 75 min. Some sunburn despite the cloud.
Summary Total Data
    Distance:10 mi / 16.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Drizzle, Pleasant, Calm, Low Clouds
Fog/In a coud
Ascent Statistics
    Distance:4.5 mi / 7.2 km
    Route:Piper
    Trailhead:Rt 16  
    Time Up:2 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Route:Middle Sister
    Trailhead:Rt 16  
    Time Down:3 Hours 15 Minutes



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