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Ascent of Elephants Head on 2013-10-27

Climber: Mark Dickey

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Sunday, October 27, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Elephants Head
    Location:USA-Vermont
    Elevation:2800 ft / 853 m
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2860 ft / 870 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2600 ft / 791 m
    Round-Trip Distance:6 mi / 9.6 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Breezy, Overcast
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2060 ft / 627 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 1260 ft / 384 m; Extra: 800 ft / 243m
    Loss on way in:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:2.5 mi / 4 km
    Route:Long Trail -> Elephant Head Trail
    Start Trailhead:Mountain Road Gate by Stowe  1540 ft / 469 m
    Time:1 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1800 ft / 548 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1000 ft / 305 m; Extra: 800 ft / 243m
    Gain on way out:800 ft / 243 m
    Distance:3.5 mi / 5.6 km
    Route:Sterling Pond Trail
    End Trailhead:Trailhead of Hellbrook Trail  1800 ft / 548 m
    Time:2 Hours 0 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Mount Mansfield (0 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Elephants Head2013-10-272860 ft / 872 m
2Mount Mansfield-Adams Apple2013-10-272320 ft / 707 m
3Mount Mansfield2013-10-27 
5Mount Mansfield-Upper Lip2013-10-27 
6Mount Mansfield-Lower Lip2013-10-27 
7Mount Mansfield-The Forehead2013-10-27 
Total Trip Gain: 5180 ft / 1579 m    Total Trip Loss: 2620 ft / 798 m



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