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Ascent to Potash Mountain-Downes Brook ledges on 2010-07-06

Climber: Spencer Corcoran

Date:Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Potash Mountain - Downes Brook ledges
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:2400 ft / 731 m
    Remaining Elevation:280 ft / 85 m (19% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

I thought that I reached the top of Potash Mountain in 2010, but I actually had a little bit more to go.

The Mount Potash Trail had an easy to moderate grade to the point where I stopped and turned around. It crossed a river, which was a little tricky, and a logging road early on, and then ascended through thickish woods to the ledges at which my Dad and I stopped and turned around because we thought that we had reached the summit but didn't. The real summit of Potash is more open.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1200 ft / 366 m
    Distance:3.8 mi / 6.1 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:1200 ft / 366 m
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Mount Potash Trail
    Trailhead:1200 ft / 365 m
Descent Statistics
    Distance:1.9 mi / 3.1 km
    Route:Mount Potash Trail



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