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Ascent of Stairs Mountain on 2012-03-17

Climber: David Darby

Others in Party:Nick Fratello
Date:Saturday, March 17, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Stairs Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3468 ft / 1057 m

Ascent Trip Report

A gorgeous Bluebird day for hiking up to Tuckermans. Lots of people hiking, but very few to Boott Spur and beyond.

08:40am - Start, Pinkham Notch/Joe Dodge parking lot
09:57am - Hojo's
11:44am - Boott Spur summit
11:52am - (lunch break) Depart Boott Spur summit
12:01pm - Intersection - Davis Path & Glen Boulder Tr
12:26pm - Slide Peak summit
12:48pm - Intersection - Davis Path & Glen Boulder Tr
01:48pm - Montalbon Ridge-North Peak summit
02:08pm - Intersection with Dry River Tr
03:44pm - Mt. Isolation summit
06:53pm - Intersection with Stairs Col Tr
07:00pm - Mt. Stairs summit (sunset)
(GPS route doesn't show route because Nick had the GPS and didn't make the trip out and back)
07:07pm - Back to Intersection with Davis Path/Stairs Col
07:17pm - Intersection with Rocky Branch Tr
07:35pm - Intersection with Mt. Parker Tr
08:35pm - Intersection with Mt. Crawford Tr
09:39pm - Finish, Parking Lot across from Notchland Inn.

Summary: 19.2 miles, soft snow made for post holing even w/ Snowshoes, long day.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Snowshoes
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Bluebird Day
Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-03-19-Isolation

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Boott Spur2012-03-17
2Slide Peak2012-03-17
3Montalban Ridge-North Peak2012-03-17
4Mount Isolation2012-03-17
5Stairs Mountain2012-03-17
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by David Darby
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