Ascent of Mount Greylock on 2012-06-10

Climber: Steve Fentner

Date:Sunday, June 10, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Greylock
    Elevation:3487 ft / 1062 m

Ascent Trip Report

Easy trip over from Saddle Ball. Couple road crossings but trafic was light. A little steep and very rocky last .5 to summit. Summit crowded with tourists and hang gliders. Tripe down to Sperry Rd is rocky and steep in places but relatively easy. Road walk to CCC trail which has not been traveled much lately. Steep descent down Jones Nose trail to lot.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:239 ft / 73 m
    Elevation Loss:1 ft / 1 m
    Distance:6 mi / 9.7 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy
Warm & Humid
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:239 ft / 73 m
    Distance:2 mi / 3.2 km
    Trailhead:Summit Saddle Ball Mountain  3248 ft / 989 m
    Time Up:1 Hours 2 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1 ft / 1 m
    Distance:4 mi / 6.4 km
    Route:(A/T)-Hopper Trail (Blu)-Speery Rd-Dynamite Trail
    Trailhead:Jones Nose Trailhead  3488 ft / 1063 m
    Time Down:3 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Greylock (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Saddle Ball Mountain2012-06-10
2Mount Greylock2012-06-10

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