Ascent of Mount Liberty on 2009-10-01

Climber: Greg Sirois

Other People:Solo Ascent
Only Party on Mountain
Date:Thursday, October 1, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Liberty
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4459 ft / 1359 m

Ascent Trip Report

Traveled to summit from Mt. Flume. Cloudy and cool at the base, freezing rain at about 3500' and snow further up. No visibility at the summit.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:840 ft / 256 m
    Elevation Loss:4207 ft / 1283 m
    Distance:5.5 mi / 8.9 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Windy, Low Clouds
Cool and overcast, rain/snow mix
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:840 ft / 256 m
    Extra Loss:709 ft / 216 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Franconia Ridge Tr
    Trailhead:Mt. flume summit  4328 ft / 1319 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3498 ft / 1067 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Liberty Spring Tr
    Trailhead:Flume Visitors center  961 ft / 292 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 30 Minutes

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