Ascent of Mount Holyoke on 2012-03-10
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, March 10, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||984 ft / 299 m|
Ascent Trip ReportStarted in the parking lot on Mountain Rd off Rt 47 in South Hadley. Walked the auto road which was closed (climb took place in early March) and then took the steep part of the Halfway Trail to the summit. Most of the Halfway Trail was covered in ice and required some thought as to where to walk to avoid slipping and falling off the mountain. Despite a partly cloudy day, I could easily make out Springfield and Hartford to the south. Great view from the north side as well.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route:||Auto Road / Halfway Trail|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Partly Cloudy|
| Time Up:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours |
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