Ascent of Bondcliffs on 2014-07-19
|Date:||Saturday, July 19, 2014|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4265 ft / 1299 m|
Ascent Trip ReportHike the Bonds & Zealand w/ Brian ....We waited for a nice w/e to do these & This w/e was the one.....Brian had caught up to me in peaks so we were even stevens to begin.....We started our hike in cool temps ....At the start of our hike we met Donald Frenette ....Stopped at the hut & continued ...We met up w/ Joe & Marissa coming down after their completion on the Bonds.Hit Zealand on way up for #44 ....We both love the sign.....then continued to Guyot shelter......Stopped at the shelter to re-energize & rest & to drop some weight off our back :-) ....Then we hiked over to Bond #46 then over to Bondcliff #47 ....The most amazing views I've seen....now we retraced our steps to catch a sunset on West Bond #47 .......Quite a few people on top but not much of a sunset .
Back at the shelter we had supper & tried to sleep ...Our neighbor on our platform was a real loud snorer :-( ....Well we both got a little sleep ...when we woke we had breakfast & headed back to Zealand Rd
What a great hike with a good friend ...We had a blast & can't wait to do it again
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2265 ft / 690 m|
| Route:||Zealand Tr , Twinway , Bondcliff Tr|
| Trailhead:||Zealand Rd 2000 ft / 609 m|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Partly Cloudy|
|Ascent Part of Trip: Bonds|
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