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Ascent of Mount Abraham on 2012-10-28

Climber: Ray Di Ciaccio

Others in Party:Tim Tregubov
Date:Sunday, October 28, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Abraham
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

First peak of day two. We knew Hurricane Sandy was on its way so we were hurrying. Dropped our packs at the intersection between the AT and the Mt Abraham Side Trail and did a there-and-back. Really cool, wide open, above tree-line approach from that side.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:990 ft / 302 m
    Elevation Loss:1090 ft / 332 m
    Distance:4.6 mi / 7.4 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:990 ft / 302 m
    Extra Loss:250 ft / 76 m
    Distance:2.9 mi / 4.7 km
    Route:AT - Mt Abraham Side Trail
    Trailhead:Spaulding Mtn Campsite  3300 ft / 1005 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:840 ft / 256 m
    Distance:1.7 mi / 2.7 km
    Route:Mt Abraham Side Trail
    Trailhead:AT x Mt Abraham Side Trail  3200 ft / 975 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Sugarloaf & Saddleback Overnighter (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Crocker Mountain2012-10-27
2South Crocker Mountain2012-10-27
3Mount Redington2012-10-27
4Sugarloaf Mountain2012-10-27
5Spaulding Mountain2012-10-27
6Mount Abraham2012-10-28
7Lone Mountain2012-10-28
8Saddleback Junior2012-10-28
9Saddleback Mountain-The Horn2012-10-28
10Saddleback Mountain2012-10-28



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