Ascent of Mount Osceola-East Peak on 2012-05-20
|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 ReportToday 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...
| Time Up:||1 Hours 48 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 11 Minutes|
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