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Ascent of Mount Abraham on 2011-10-31

Climber: Ben Kemp

Others in Party:Erez
Date:Monday, October 31, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Abraham
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:4006 ft / 1221 m

Ascent Trip Report

There was a home-made sign stating that Lincoln Gap Rd was closed, but it only had a small patch of ice/snow at the pass (2400ft) so it wasn't too bad. Took the Long Trail north from Lincoln Gap past the Battell Shelter to the open summit. Enjoyed great views all around and ate lunch at the summit. Visited the plane wreck and headed back down to the gap. Stopped by Bristol Falls on the way out of the mountains. This was my second trip here, one of Vermont's finest mountains.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1578 ft / 481 m
    Distance:5.2 mi / 8.4 km
    Route:Long Trail
    Trailhead:Lincoln Gap  2428 ft / 740 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy



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