Ascent of Mount Field on 2002-10-23
|Others in Party:||just me|
|Date:||Wednesday, October 23, 2002|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Hampshire|
| Elevation:||4320 ft / 1316 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI descended the "back" side away from the Mount Tom ascent, and the entire trail was covered in about 12" of solid ice. I had no crampons and had to climb down on the very edges grabbing tree to tree, all the way down. I have never seen a trail covered in solid ice like that.
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| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail|
| Weather:||Cold, Breezy, Clear|
Cold, even on ascent
|Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Tom Mt Field|
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