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Ascent of The Cobble on 2012-03-13

Climber: Jean André Laverdure

Date:Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:The Cobble
    Location:USA-Massachusetts
    Elevation:474 m / 1558 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I reached The Cobble after returning from Yokum's Seat to the HMC trailhead. This parking area is off West Mountain Road at a gated road out alongside the #144 & #152 common driveway. At the near trail start (across from one home's backyard) an easily crossed stream just below its deeply slotted rise up flanking road / trail cannot afterward easily be crossed (I stepped across this ford to start and tried a fresh downed oak bridge coming back); with the northeast ridgeline reached the bushwack to summit is a quite simple rise.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:115 m / 377 ft
    Elevation Loss:115 m / 377 ft
    Distance:1.2 km / 0.7 mi
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Bushwhack
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:115 m / 377 ft
    Distance:0.6 km / 0.4 mi
    Route:Bushwack NE Ridge
    Trailhead:HMC Trailhead  359 m / 1181 ft
    Time Up:23 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:115 m / 377 ft
    Distance:0.6 km / 0.4 mi
    Route:NE Ridge Bushwack
    Trailhead:HMC Trailhead  359 m / 1181 ft
    Time Down:39 Minutes



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