Ascent of Mount Carrigain on 2013-06-22
|Others in Party:||Random Group of Hikers Meetup - Led by John Lagasse. Carpooled with Mike.|
|Date:||Saturday, June 22, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4680 ft / 1426 m|
Ascent Trip ReportCarpooled from the Market Basket in Hooksett, NH with a man named Mike. We saw a huge moose on the road in Crawford Notch. Hiked with the Random Group of Hikers Meetup, led by John Lagasse. The first two miles were almost completely level, the next three were a fairly relentless climb. There was a nice ridge walk near the top before the final push to the summit. Fire tower at the top. It was hot, humid, and dry for the ascent, but started pouring rain on the way down which lasted the whole way. I got several large mosquito bites. Overall, it was a nice group and a nice hike.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3200 ft / 975 m|
| Distance:||10 mi / 16.1 km|
| Route:||Signal Ridge Trail|
| Trailhead:||Sawyer River Road Trailhead 1480 ft / 451 m|
| Quality:||5 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Stream Ford, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Raining, Hot, Calm, Overcast|
Hot with no precipitation on the ascent, overcast at summit, hot and raining on descent.
| Time Up:||3 Hours 40 Minutes|
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
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