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Ascent of South Crocker Mountain on 2013-07-06

Climber: Scott Durant

Others in Party:Jasmine
Date:Saturday, July 6, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Crocker Mountain
    Location:USA-Maine
    Elevation:4040 ft / 1231 m

Ascent Trip Report

Caribou Valley Road was in superb shape. I've heard a lot of negatives about it but there are roads near my house, which people live, which are a lot worse. Jersey barriers block the road at 3.9 miles. You need to walk an additional .4 to get to the AT. The AT goes for about a mile, relatively flat. The second mile gains 1,300 ft in 1 mile. I had a moment coming down when I said, "I can't believe I came up this." There are a couple fantastic views of Sugarloaf, Burnt Mountain, and the Bigelows.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:1790 ft / 546 m
    Distance:5 mi / 8 km
    Route:Appalachian Trail
    Trailhead:2250 ft / 685 m
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Overcast
Sunny in afternoon



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