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Ascent of Mount Tecumseh-Northwest Peak on 2013-08-07

Climber: Gabriel Couët

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Tecumseh-Northwest Peak
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3766 ft / 1147 m

Ascent Trip Report

After leaving Mt. Tecumseh's main peak, I made good speed back towards the trailhead. The way over the northwestern summit was quick, not lingering there at all. I passed over the summit without stopping, went up and down over the rough ridge again, stopped for a few moments at the clearing near the ridge's westernmost tip to admire the view, and then started going downhill on the main pitch.

I encountered no one, and it was a contemplative hike to the parking. Crossing the brooks was the last obstacle and when I reached the trailhead, I saw Luiza was already there, waiting in the car. She had already run out of things to do at the tent, had taken a short nap, and had decided to come wait here instead.

All in all, this short peakbag was dispatched easily and quickly.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:256 ft / 77 m
    Elevation Loss:1936 ft / 589 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.9 km
    Grade/Class:1
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Pleasant, Breezy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:206 ft / 62 m
    Distance:0.2 mi / 0.4 km
    Route:Tecumseh trail
    Trailhead:Tecumseh NW col  3560 ft / 1085 m
    Time Up:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:1936 ft / 589 m
    Extra Gain:50 ft / 15 m
    Distance:2.2 mi / 3.5 km
    Route:Tecumseh trail
    Trailhead:Mt. Tecumseh TH parking  1880 ft / 573 m
    Time Down:46 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Tecumseh Ascent (August 2013)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDate
1Mount Tecumseh-Northwest Peak2013-08-07 d
2Mount Tecumseh2013-08-07 e
3Mount Tecumseh-Northwest Peak2013-08-07 f
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Gabriel Couët
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