Ascent of Mount Moosilauke on 2012-04-08

Climber: Jim Parison

Others in Party:JimFred Parison
Date:Sunday, April 8, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moosilauke
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4802 ft / 1463 m

Ascent Trip Report

Unexpected snow the entire hike up to 5 ft deep with spruce traps
Unexpected road closed to lodge adding about 3 miles
Some post holing - shoulda brought snow shoes
Great day met a few skiers slid down at breakneck pace
I could hardly walk the next day
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2720 ft / 829 m
    Trailhead:Sawyer highway  2082 ft / 634 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Weather:Cool, Breezy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:3 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:2 Hours 30 Minutes

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