Ascent of Stairs Mountain on 2012-03-17
|Others in Party:||Nick Fratello|
|Date:||Saturday, March 17, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||3468 ft / 1057 m|
Ascent Trip ReportA 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|
|Ascent Part of Trip: 2012-03-19-Isolation|
Complete Trip Sequence:
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by David Darby
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