Ascent of Old Speck on 2007-11-24
|Others in Party:||solo|
|Date:||Saturday, November 24, 2007|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||4160 ft / 1267 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst trip w/ Stabilicers; went well. carried the snowshoes but snow was never deep enough to use them. One gray jay found me; fed him part of my english muffin.
climbed the tower & stayed for only a few moments; clear view, but very windy and cold. Hands froze on the ladder rungs.
Only saw one other set of hikers; they were bare-booted and turned back before reaching the summit.
|Summary Total Data|
| Distance:||7.6 mi / 12.2 km|
| Route:||Old Speck tr|
| Trailhead:||Rte 26 |
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Cold, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 25 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 5 Minutes|
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