Ascent of South Twin on 2013-10-12

Climber: Richard Bedard

Others in Party:Michael Berger
Brian Platt
Date:Saturday, October 12, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Carpool
Peak:South Twin
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4902 ft / 1494 m

Ascent Trip Report

South Twin #28
Hiked the Twins with Mike & Brian today....Started at the Haystack Rd TH at 8am.At the 1st stream crossing we took the bushwack to avoid 2 of the water crossings..When we got to the outlook we had great views...We it the summit around 11am 3Hrs....Walked over to the outlook & took in the views,...After a little rest we went for South Twins taking the N.Twin Spur Tr..We hit the south peak at noon.....After having lunch & relaxing for a bit we started down at 12:30 & got to TH around 4:15

This was a pretty tough hike but glad my legs & knee held up
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3102 ft / 946 m
    Elevation Loss:3102 ft / 946 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3102 ft / 946 m
    Distance:5.3 mi / 8.5 km
    Route:North Twin Tr & N.Twin Spur
    Trailhead:Haystack Rd  1800 ft / 548 m
    Time Up:4 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:3102 ft / 946 m
    Route:N. TwinSpur & North Twin Tr
    Trailhead:Haystack Rd  1800 ft / 548 m
    Time Down:4 Hours 
Ascent Part of Trip: Twins

Complete Trip Sequence:
1North Twin2013-10-12
2South Twin2013-10-12
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip

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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Richard Bedard
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