Ascent of Mount Osceola on 2012-02-25
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, February 25, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4320 ft / 1316 m|
Ascent Trip ReportGreat hike, pretty sustained steep climb on the Osceola Trail.
There was a couple feet of snow, but the trail was pretty well packed down.
Frozen branch on the ridge
I use crampons the whole way up, switched to snowshoes for the way down. Did alot of sliding on the way down which was a ton of fun. I ended up getting alot of leg cramps towards the top, that's never happened before. Met a guy named Reg from Montreal at the main summit.
That's Reg's finger in the corner
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||532 ft / 162 m|
| Distance:||2 mi / 3.2 km|
| Route:||Mt. Osceola Trail|
| Trailhead:||East Osceola 3788 ft / 1154 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Snowshoes|
| Weather:||Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Overcast|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Osceolas 2/2012|
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