Ascent of Mount Cabot on 2012-10-20
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
|Date:||Saturday, October 20, 2012|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4160 ft / 1267 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFrom the Cabot Knob, it was a very short hike to the actual summit. The trail dropped slightly in a shallow col and then ascended again for the few meters left to climb.
I emerged in a clearing and noticed a few signs on the trees. This was the summit, and I was now done for the day. This had been a difficult hike, mostly because I half bonked and was aching pretty badly from the left knee. I took a few pictures and started back towards Cabot Cabin where I'd spend the night.
The trail sign at Mt. Cabot's summit has been modified, maybe to reflect access changes.
The small cairn at Mt. Cabot's summit, including a memorial rock.
Mt. Cabot's summit sign.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||100 ft / 30 m|
| Distance:||0.6 mi / 1 km|
| Route:||Mt. Cabot trail|
| Trailhead:||Cabot Knob col 4060 ft / 1237 m|
| Quality:||9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Gear Used:||Hut Camp|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Time Up:||5 Minutes|
| Time Down:||5 Minutes|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Pliny/Pilot (oct. 2012) (1 nights total away from roads)|
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Peaks: climbed and unclimbed by Gabriel Couët
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