Ascent of Mount Flume on 2014-05-03
|Others in Party:||Brian Platt|
|Date:||Saturday, May 3, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Carpool|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4328 ft / 1319 m|
Ascent Trip Report Mt Flume revisited & Brian's #37
Today we did Flume to help Brian catch up to me...It was a great day & didn't rain till we were headed down & just for a little while
We started around 8 ...Lincoln Woods Tr was bare & so was Osseo 1/2 way up....We started seeing snow & ice at 2600'.By the time we hit the ladders the snow was knee deep .Post holing was the norm for the day. At 1 point I had post holed like 3 consecutive steps & almost gave up....Then I saw we were only like .16 from the summit & kept going..Glad I did as when we got to the summit the views were awesome & there was hardly any wind. Brian & I sat & had lunch for about 1/2 hr & enjoyed the views..On way down we saw a few more hikers & when we hit the ladders it started to sleet rain & snow(go figure).But it ended quickly
At the parking lot Brian & I celebrated our accomplishment with a beer & cheese & crackers...
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3168 ft / 966 m|
| Distance:||11 mi / 17.7 km|
| Route:||Lincoln Woods , Osseo Tr|
| Trailhead:||Lincoln Woods 1160 ft / 353 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Gear Used:||Crampons, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Drizzle, Cool, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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