Ascent of Mount Field on 2002-10-23

Climber: Liz Pie

Others in Party:just me
Date:Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Field
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4320 ft / 1316 m

Ascent Trip Report

I 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.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Cold, Breezy, Clear
Cold, even on ascent
Ascent Part of Trip: Mt Tom Mt Field

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Mount Tom2002-10-23
2Mount Field2002-10-23

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