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Ascent of Mount Osceola-East Peak on 2012-05-20

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Others in Party:Kevin Knight
Date:Sunday, May 20, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Osceola-East Peak
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4156 ft / 1266 m

Ascent Trip Report

Today was the start to the summer for hiking, hopefully a good one, Kevin and i set off for this 4K footer, only a few more left in NH left. we left the car at 9:00 AM and we were back at the car believe it or not by 12:00. 3hr RT on this guy. they say its 2.8 to the top and 2.8 back, impressive i know :) but this was a good hike but it was a bit hot, and we had a water problem... yes ran out :( we actually well kevin sat in the river lol..we did end up seeing a moose and a deer. overall it was a good hike and i'd love to do it again soon. i would recommend this hike to mid hikers, i wouldn't encourage young hikers to climb this one, there was a few steep spots. but i would not like going over from north peak to east peak or vise versa, but just my recommendation. but way to kick off the summer hiking.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2215 ft / 675 m
    Distance:5.6 mi / 9 km
    Route:Greely ponds Trail
    Trailhead:Greely Ponds Parking Lot  1941 ft / 591 m
    Grade/Class:Class 1
    Quality:5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble, Exposed Scramble
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Hot, Calm, Clear
low to mid 80's hot hot hot...
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:1 Hours 48 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:1 Hours 11 Minutes



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