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Ascent of Mount Mansfield on 2012-03-12

Climber: Karine Thate

Date:Monday, March 12, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Mansfield
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:4393 ft / 1338 m

Ascent Trip Report

Beautiful spring like day even though it's still officially winter. Sun, blue skies, warm temps (made snow a bit mushy - and sunset ridge a bit icy) but not too bad. Laura Cowles was steep (like Ammo) but we made good time. Gorgeous on the summit - warm and little wind (thought lots of wind in the col) - but we sat on the summit for a good 15 min relaxing. Made good time and was super-impressed with the Subara AWD to get up Mountain Rd as far as the summer trailhead despite the ice/snow. Wow!
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2700 ft / 822 m
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:2700 ft / 822 m
    Extra Loss:107 ft / 32 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Route:Laura Cowles/Sunset Ridge
    Trailhead:1800 ft / 548 m
Descent Statistics



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