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Ascent of Mount Ellen on 2007-11-11

Climber: Sebastien Gerard

Others in Party:Marie-Claude Laflamme & Vincent Drouin
Date:Sunday, November 11, 2007
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ellen
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:4083 ft / 1244 m

Ascent Trip Report

Typical days in late fall, cold, sunny and white ... I started the trail on the Jersusalem Trail in the muds, leafs and rock. Quietly, a couple of snow patch appears... Wher I arrived on the Long Trail, full snow with an accumulation of 5 inches. Wonderfull, it's the me first snow of the years. We planned to cross the ridge until Lincoln Gap but the snow keep slowly the speed on the trail and the darness comming faster at this time of the year. We climb Cutts Peaks and we take the decision to come back. I dislike this type ofdecision but is a group descision.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2548 ft / 777 m
    Elevation Loss:2 ft / 1 m
    Distance:9.6 mi / 15.4 km
    Grade/Class:moderate
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2548 ft / 777 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Jerusalem Trail & Long Trail South
    Trailhead:Jerusalem TH  1535 ft / 467 m
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2 ft / 1 m
    Distance:4.8 mi / 7.7 km
    Route:Jerusalem Trail & Long Trail North
    Trailhead:Mt-Ellen  4085 ft / 1245 m
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes



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