Ascent of Owls Head on 2008-02-24

Climber: Diane Mancino

Date:Sunday, February 24, 2008
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Owls Head
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4025 ft / 1226 m

Ascent Trip Report

In a word?SPECTACULAR! Great hiking companions, interesting trails, a challenging climb to the summit, beautiful azure skies all day long, and seeing hundreds of stars in the night sky when we hit the parking lot at 7 PM.

Brutus Bushwhack Start time 6:45 am 15f degrees temp. 6 hikers summited Owls Head about 1 pm & last 2 pm, end time about 7pm, clear starry skies. Average about of rest breaks, most on the steep ascend to the summit which needed good traction.
Summary Total Data
    Grade/Class:advanced due to dist
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear

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