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Ascent of Mount Waumbek on 2012-03-24

Climber: Scott Davidson

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Waumbek
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4006 ft / 1221 m

Ascent Trip Report

Just like late spring hiking, minus the leaves on the trees and no bugs!! Microspiked from just after the spring and back, some had barebooted. Unless more snow...Snowshoes will not be needed on this route, mostly ice monorail (nothing at all below the spring) with just a few deep drifts left up high.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:456 ft / 138 m
    Elevation Loss:2566 ft / 782 m
    Distance:4.2 mi / 6.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Crampons
    Weather:Partly Sunny
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:256 ft / 78 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Starr King Trail
    Trailhead:col between Starr King and Waumbek  3750 ft / 1143 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2566 ft / 782 m
    Extra Gain:200 ft / 60 m
    Distance:3.6 mi / 5.8 km
    Route:Starr King Trail
    Trailhead:Starr King Rd.  1640 ft / 499 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Starr King - Waumbek OnB

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Starr King2012-03-24
2Mount Waumbek2012-03-24



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