Ascent of Blue Job Mountain on 2011-10-09
|Date:||Sunday, October 9, 2011|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
|Peak:||Blue Job Mountain|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||1357 ft / 413 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThere finally was nice weather during a hike for me! It was very crowded, though.
Took the trail to the right of the trailhead kiosk. It was easy, for the most part, but I was looking for a hike that's doable in a few hours (including the drive to and from the hike). The trail crosses an old road early on and then goes through woods at an easy to moderate grade to a good before-summit viewpoint. After getting some video, my dad and I continued to the summit.
The summit of Blue Job Mountain contains a shack, a communications tower, a fire tower, and an old outhouse. We climbed to the top deck of the fire tower, where wasps waited for us. I got a lot of video and pictures, took in the view, and we went to the ground to take a water and snack break. We then went back to the parking lot.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||357 ft / 109 m|
| Distance:||1 mi / 1.6 km|
| Route:||Right (from trailhead kiosk) trail|
| Trailhead:||Blue Job Mountain parking lot 1000 ft / 304 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Sunny, hot, clear|
| Time Up:||20 Minutes|
| Time Down:||15 Minutes|
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