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Ascent of Mount Willey on 2011-08-13

Climber: Jennifer Plaza

Others in Party:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, August 13, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Willey
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4255 ft / 1296 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascent was made to redeem myself for the unsuccessful summit attempt on 06-11-11. The trail was very steep most of the way and very muddy and wet from prior storms. There were eleven sets of wooden ladders on the Willey Range Trail in order to help negotiate the steepness of the terrain. That was my favorite part.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2955 ft / 900 m
    Elevation Loss:2955 ft / 900 m
    Distance:5.4 mi / 8.7 km
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, humid, upper 70's at the base, no wind.
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2955 ft / 900 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:Kedron Flume Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Willey Range
    Trailhead:Willey House  1300 ft / 396 m
    Time Up:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2955 ft / 900 m
    Distance:2.7 mi / 4.3 km
    Route:Willey Range Trail, Ethan Pond Trail, Kedron Flume
    Trailhead:Willey House  1300 ft / 396 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 15 Minutes



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