Ascent of Mount Mansfield on 2014-03-08

Climber: Isaiah Knight

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Saturday, March 8, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Mansfield
    Elevation:4393 ft / 1338 m

Ascent Trip Report

I did it... my second shot at this mountain, I ended up taking the long trail south to the Taft lodge then took continued the long trail, actually lost the trail to the Adams apple and bush sacked nth summits.... not a fun one, Vermont should do more trail maintenance up there.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:273 ft / 83 m
    Elevation Loss:2743 ft / 836 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles, Snowshoes
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
2sunny, mid 40's then turned to snowy and low clounds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:273 ft / 83 m
    Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:Mount Mansfield Adams apple  4120 ft / 1255 m
    Time Up:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:2743 ft / 836 m
    Distance:2.3 mi / 3.7 km
    Trailhead:Mount Mansfield Parking Lot  1650 ft / 502 m
    Time Down:1 Hours 30 Minutes

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