Ascent to Mount Moosilauke-Tunnel Brook on 2012-05-21
|Others in Party:||Paul K|
|Date:||Monday, May 21, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Moosilauke - Tunnel Brook|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||1600 ft / 487 m|
| Remaining Elevation:||3202 ft / 976 m (94% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportMy friend Paul and I attempted to hike up Moosilauke via the Benton trail, but the fates conspired against us. The road to the trailhead was washed out (probably from hurricane Irene), so we hike about a mile and a half to the trailhead. Then when we finally made it to tunnel brook on the trail, the brook was too high and fast for us to cross safely, so we turned around.
Next time, we'll just hike the AT up.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||200 ft / 61 m|
| Trailhead:||Tunnel Brook Rd 1400 ft / 426 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Stream Ford|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
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