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Ascent of Old Speck on 2010-11-06

Climber: Greg Sirois

Date:Saturday, November 6, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Old Speck
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:4160 ft / 1267 m

Ascent Trip Report

Started climing in the dark, overcast and cold. Freezing rain at about 3,300 feet turned to snow at about 3,600 feet. Wind side summit and trees had about 1 inch of packed snow and ice. Ground had good 1-2 inches of cover. Very windy and cold, no view what so ever.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2670 ft / 813 m
    Elevation Loss:2670 ft / 813 m
    Distance:8 mi / 12.9 km
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Windy, White-out
Cold windy overcast snowing
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2670 ft / 813 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Grafton Loop Tr to Old Speck Tr
    Trailhead:Grafton Loop Tr at the AT on RT26   1490 ft / 454 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2670 ft / 813 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:Old Speck Tr
    Trailhead:Grafton Loop Tr at the AT on RT26   1490 ft / 454 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 20 Minutes



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