Ascent of Rattlesnake Mountain on 2012-02-12
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Sunday, February 12, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||760 ft / 231 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted off at the trailhead on Rt 6 in Farmington. Climbed in the middle of February and the first half of the trail was covered in deep mud. There were two peaks -- the first being a pile of glacial boulders that is sometimes advertised as a "cave" and the second being what appears to be the true summit. There are two tall radio towers at the summit. Took a couple hours to ascend but would have taken less time had it not been so muddy.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route:||Metacomet Trail|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Clear|
| Time Up:||2 Hours |
| Time Down:||1 Hours |
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